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summer is coming…

Oh happy day! Oh giggle, skip, jump! Summer is coming! Are you ready? Have you booked your camps, your trips, your classes, your vacations, your outings, your playdates, your trips to Target? Have you prepared to break up fights, get no work done, and completely lose your freaking mind? Because here's the thing about summer "break"… Continue reading summer is coming…

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Official Target Restroom Concerns

I don't watch the news as often as I used to, what with all the laundry and volunteering I'm always doing, but this thing about public restrooms caught my eye. I need to speak up on the issue because I am worried about our population. I'm worried about the overwhelming misinformation. I am worried that so many… Continue reading Official Target Restroom Concerns

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chai tea & tai chi

I look forward to days the kids have off from school. I like the break in the routine. Plus I get to sleep later. But two days off from school? A four-day-weekend randomly placed in February? I don't know what I'm supposed to do with that. Friday was fine. Fridays off are always fine. Also… Continue reading chai tea & tai chi

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Permission to Wear Stretchy Pants

So the kids are back in school. Life is getting back to normal. But it's cold and I'm tired and I just want to be comfortable when I go to the grocery store, OK? So I can go wearing yoga pants, UGGs, and a participant's t-shirt I got for free, right? WRONG. So very wrong.… Continue reading Permission to Wear Stretchy Pants

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Stop Asking If I’m Ready For Christmas

"ARE YOU READY FOR CHRISTMAS?" This is what small talk is this time of year. Everyone asking everyone else if they are "ready" for Christmas. Like we needed more pressure or more reminders that we aren't finished with shopping or cards or cleaning or kids' school party prep or Christmas program prep or that we… Continue reading Stop Asking If I’m Ready For Christmas