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My Husband’s Talent: Burping Curse Words

If my husband were in a talent competition, he would have a few things in his bag of tricks to choose from.  While riding the mechanical bull may not be his strongest skill, rope climbing, monkey bars, and nose whistling would all be in the running.  There is one skill, however, that he does better than anyone I know.  No one else I know is uncouth enough to do this with the gusto and frequency that he does. READ MORE

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    Low Carb Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bark With Sea Salt

    I’ve been eating low carb for a while and have been feeling better health-wise. Meaning…I’m getting old and too many carbs makes me want to nap for five hours. Sure, I’ll indulge and put myself into a carb coma, but ...

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    Who Needs an Escalator?

    This baby has figured out the fastest way to get from point A to point B. And it looks a lot more fun, too! ...

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    How To Survive A Visit From Your In Laws In Four Easy Steps

    My in laws have finally left and surprisingly, I survived. I pretty much avoided them and stayed out of their way as much as possible. Unless of course they took us out to eat. Because HELLO, FREE FOOD! Who the...Read More
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    I have achieved a phase in my life during which I cannot have an adult conversation in my own home without being interrupted by a small person who feels that whatever they have to say or request is much more important than the conversation ...

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    Don’t Try This At Home

    Merry-go-rounds are dangerous business....

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    5 Reasons I’m A Cheap Valentine’s Date

    We all know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The stores are already decorated with red and pink. Classroom lists are going home and, perhaps, you have been scouring Pinterest for adorable Valentines your kids can give their classmates. READ MORE

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    Surviving the Holidays with Your In-Laws

    When I was first married I was painfully naïve about how my relationship with my in-laws would be over the years. I thought that getting married would mean I had an additional family! I would have two mothers, and two fathers. I would have...

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    I’m A 3-year-old Mom

    Living things change. They adapt and grow and die. Trees leaf out, snakes molt, babies grow up into frat boys....

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  • Marriage

    The Minimalist Guide To A Good Marriage

    My husband and I have been married for over 32 years…To each other.

    99% of ‘it’ has been good.

    75% of ‘it’ has been great.

    I see another 32 years together.

    He sees whatever I tell him to (and THAT folks is part of the magic). READ MORE

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    TV Mom Tuesday: Lorelai’s Wild Jungle Brain

    Lorelai from Gilmore Girls is the star of this week’s TV Mom Tuesday! Here she is trying to explain her jumbled up brain to her daughter, Rory. We’re pretty sure she’s describing the mind of a typical mom—running a thous...

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    Mini Me

    We’re not sure why this little boy is dressed like a tiger but this video is so cute we won’t question it. Clearly the tiger cub wants to play with his tiny counterpart!...

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    I Would Have Never Met My Husband If I Hadn’t Learned This Simple Lesson At 23

    I’m not really sure how it happened but by the end of 2015 I will hit my half-century mark.

    Writing the word 50 to describe myself seems a bit surreal. How is it possible that I’m this old? Wasn’t I just a twenty-something wondering what I was going to do with my life and when would I meet the “one.” READ MORE

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    15 Problems Only Mom-Bloggers Understand

    Your mommy blog started off as celebration of your children, who now only distract you from your mommy blog. 1. You make your kids do art projects you know will look pretty on the blog. Whether they want to or not. 2. On the rare occasion...

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    My Kid Has Learned To Lay On The Guilt. F*ck.

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    Groovy Kind Of Love

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  • Sherice Torres

    Breaking Up is Hard To Do…Take 2

    I’ve gone through 2 major breakups in the past 2 years. No, I’m not going through a divorce or being downsized by my job (well, at least not today). For the second time in as many years, we are choosing to part ways with the ones who sp...

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