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No, I didn’t have candy corn for breakfast

It was a rough weekend. Really it started going downhill last week. I woke up last Monday with a busted blood vessel in my eye (thanks, Allergies). I look like I've been in a fight or an accident. Honestly, my skin was breaking out last week like whoa, so really I looked like a drug addict.… Continue reading No, I didn’t have candy corn for breakfast

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(un)prepared for the next stage

Since my oldest daughter was born nine (almost nine and a half) years ago, I really haven't had an abundance of child-free time. Now that I think about it, even before she was born my life was pretty kid-centric; in the years before she joined our family I worked at preschools, first in Miami and… Continue reading (un)prepared for the next stage

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Summer Break 2015: 105 Degrees Fahrenheit

In case you ever wanted to know what it was liked to be trapped inside due to risk of becoming a human baked potato should you step outside, just mosey on down to the Houston area. The high yesterday was ONE HUNDRED AND FREAKING FIVE. Which is obviously what you want when summer break is winding… Continue reading Summer Break 2015: 105 Degrees Fahrenheit

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