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Elise Free

One Rubber Ducky At A Time

There is something that I selfishly and unselfishly enjoy about being a mother, that has nothing to do with my daughter and yet everything to do with my daughter.

My friend Mieke has the wonderful ability to befriend complete strangers, everywhere she goes. She knows the personal history of every Starbucks employee in California, firefighter, police man/woman, postal worker, neighbor, passerby, shopper, etc, etc. In fact, if you don’t know her and you live in the SoCal area, you are either a hermit, or a total asshole. READ MORE

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    Lisa Carmody Doiron

    Mother Of The Beer

    I’ve always wanted to win an award and it seems my time has come.

    Forget running for Mother of the Year. You and your homemade muffins can shoot for that prestigious honour. I’ll be over here in my track pants running for the Mother of the Beer award.

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