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My kid doesn't like my friend's kid

My kid doesn’t like my friend’s kid

My son had a friend over to play last weekend. The friend’s mom – we will call her F – came over also. As we were talking, F mentioned another friend of hers, Z,  who had a child the same age. F said that she and Z had very different personalities and opinions about a […]

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I am a Proud Pinterest Mom

I am a Proud Pinterest Mom

I am a Pinterest mom and I am not afraid to admit it! I love a good craft project, give me a stocked craft room and I can turn out a DIY project in a heartbeat.  I have made alligator Valentineโ€™s boxes for the class exchange, I have helped with several science fair projects and […]

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Micro Blog: Many Roles of Mothers

After I became a mother I found that I had an intense feeling of guilt over wanting to identify as several different roles. Just because I became a mother did that no longer mean I was a nurse? And if I was a nurse did that make me a less than ideal mother? And If […]

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Easy King Cake

Easy King Cake For a Family Friendly Mardi Gras My family grew up celebrating Mardi Gras. And no, we aren’t from Louisiana. My Grandma just LOVED any reason to gather her family, and feed them food. And let me fill you in on a little secret. Mardi Gras is mostly about the FOOD. We lived […]

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Self care starts with loving yourself

“Mom, when I get older I want to be skinny.” The sentence hangs there in the early morning sunlight as I contemplate how to answer my 9 year old daughter. “Why is that honey? Of all the things that you can be, why do you pick skinny?” She looks at me and her eyes cloud […]

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