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Summer Break 2015: What Day is This and Where Am I?

For the record: I adore my children. They are cool little people and I love that I get to be their mama. They make me laugh out loud and make me feel younger than I am sometimes. But: I am tired. My brain is having a hard time dealing with the non-stop chatter/arguing. I am an introvert and my sweet…

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the burdens of her mother

“When is your birthday?” asked the volunteer behind the library counter. “May 18th,” my daughter answered, incorrectly. Perhaps we should have skipped this event. The night before, my soon-to-be 9¬†year-old had been concerned about attending Birthday Book Club as she does not like “rushing around” in the morning. I assured her that attending would not change what time we’d need…

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