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On Turning 40

There are two types of people who will tell you that ‘Life Begins at 40’ or ’40 is the New 20’ or any of that other nonsense that people feel obligated to console you with as you approach a milestone...Read More
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  • Don’t Try This At Home

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

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  • Friday Etsy Find: "You Park Like an Idiot" Sticky Notes

    This week’s Etsy find is a sticky pad of hilarious, necessary notes with check boxes for a variety of parking grievances. ...

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    How To Throw A Wedding For Next To Nothing

    They saw each other across a busy room.

    He smiled.

    She dropped her chin, and the corners of her youthful mouth pulled up ever so slightly.

    His uniform made the walk even more enticing.

    She began to part her lips.

    His voice was pleasant.

    Her hair smelled like a spring morning.

    They danced.

    And it was done.

    Now, let’s skip forward a year, and tell the unicorns with rainbow farts to get out of your house, and discuss how the hell to pull together a wedding on a dime, because seriously, unless you’ve just hit the lotto, or have a mother named Bunny with old money- this is going to cost the fortune you do not have. READ MORE

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  • Men Watch Childbirth For The First Time

    These guys are about to find out where babies come from. And someone brought Cup Noodles....

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  • Metamorphosis of Motherhood, pt. 1

    Sixteen years ago, somewhere around this time of the year, I discovered I was pregnant with my first child. I was too young to be a mother, and my fantasies of motherhood were proof of that naiveté. I’d promised my husband, who at the ti...

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    The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned In Life

    I’m never… oh even saying those two powerful words gives me goosebumps… I’m never (reminds me of when the hyenas in The Lion King say “Mufasa” “Oh say it again!”) I was an I’m never person my whole life. I...Read More
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  • A Mother’s Prayer

    Dear Lord in Heaven, You have to help me out here. I am this close to an anonymous drop off at Cedar Sinai. How do people do it? I see other mommies that look like they have no problem, but I’m a wreck Lord, I don’t know what to do? I d...

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  • Coconut Cream Sugar Scrub

    I’ve been thinking about doing a meringue scrub for a while and the other night, I stopped procrastinating and came up with this sugar scrub recipe. The smell is amazing and it makes me think of being on a beach in Fiji, relaxing in the s...

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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...Read More
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  • Five Fun DIY Projects For Spring (That I Will Never Ever Ever Ever Do)

    Never say never ever ever ever. Listen, if you’re crafty, I admire you. I do. And I kind of get it. You have a mission. You gather supplies. You sit down and do something with your hands for a while. It’s soothing, I’m sur...

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  • Giveaway: Personalized Calendar!

    Gotta get it on your fridge. Okay, I’ve got another good one for the WTF community and it’s perfect for the holiday season. Last week I wrote about holiday cards made with Snapfish. This week it’s all about Snapfish Calendars....

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    The Woman I Wanted To Be

    Smarter. Thinner. Kinder. Richer. Really, aren’t all our New Year’s resolutions designed to turn us into a new and improved version of ourselves?...Read More
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  • Santa Fails!

    ‘Tis the season! But, sometimes the holidays aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Here is a round up of some of our all-time favorite Santa Fails....

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  • Why Doesn’t Hair Bleed

    Children are the future. These wise insights from children on some of life’s most important questions will have you reevaluating everything you know. Who is the richest person in the world? And why doesn’t it hurt when you get...

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    Jill Robbins

    10 Things I Could Stop Doing In 2015 But Probably Won’t

    I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. If you’ve set your sites on conquering P-90X, getting a degree or being in the audience on the Ellen Show, rock on, especially if one of your resolutions is to meet Ellen. I love Ellen. Tell her I said hi. READ MORE

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  • Toddler Books

    At my house we all got hit with colds this past week. I’m blaming the Easter Bunny. Every year he hops to our houses and gives us all kinds of treats, but do we really know where his hands have been? I’m not sure I’d want ...

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  • I Can’t Do It Alone

    “If you want to find someone who is is beat up, failing, lost, confused, wandering… find someone that doesn’t have someone that truly believes in them. If you want to find the contrary.” – Scott Williams I am not a se...

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