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What If Parents Followed Through On All Those False Threats They Use To Motivate Their Kids?

I’m queen of empty threats with my kids. “Eat your dinner or I’ll never feed you again.” “Get ready or I’ll leave you here by yourself.” “Stop or we’ll leave the store.” Experts say empty threats aren’t good for your child…blah, blah, blah. I have three kids. I’ve pretty much stopped listening to what the experts say. I’m pretty sure most of them do not have children of their own. However, I will let you in on a little secret: empty threats work IF you make good on them every once in a while. READ MORE

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Ten Totally Serious Things You Need To Know If You Plan To Have Back To Back Babies

If you’re thinking of putting yourself in the position where you have back-to-back babies, there are a few facts you will want to get your head around first....Read More
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    This Kid Just Got His First… Um, What Did He Say?

    Kids mispronouncing things will never, ever get old.  This little guy is super excited to be in possession of his very first bow and arrow. Though, that’s not what he calls it.  READ MORE

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    Complaints

    Other Than THAT, I Had A Really Nice Time

    Tomorrow, someone will ask me about the recent trip I took to visit my sister and her six-month-old twin boys in Houston, and I will say, “Oh my god, what a nightmare,” and I will proceed to explain in excruciating and somewhat exaggerated detail how I was forced to check my carry-on bag on the first leg of the flight, thus losing critical access to a sweater and a pair of old sneakers, (albeit briefly) and how the airline then lost my luggage (also briefly) upon arrival. I’ll lament how I was without my toiletry bag for most of the evening and compelled to use my sister’s face wash, which upon inspection, contained ingredients that may or may not have had the potential to irritate my skin. READ MORE

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    When I turned fifty, a scant 2 months ago, I realized I wanted to start measuring my life in decades, not years. I didn’t need the usual birthday resolution, “Before I turn 51, I want to have…” I wanted the new-decade resolution, ...

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  • 5 Signs You Are An Internet Troll

    As a blogger with connections to writers all over the world I hear a lot of complaining about the trolls ruining the comment sections of articles, especially those posted on the bigger blogs like Huffington Post or Scary Mommy. My own work ...

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  • Confessions

    Aging In The Fast Lane

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    Who The Flicka?: Alisha Wilson

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