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Lipstick and Earrings

I’m going to share a little secret with you: some days I don’t want to get out of bed. The alarm goes off and I just want to pull the covers over my head and not start the mom-hustle that is my day. So maybe that’s not really a secret given I’ve already written about how depression and anxiety have…

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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. I may NOT. Nor may…

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Firing the Cleaning Crew(s)

Is it completely dumb to be thankful for something that created more work for me? If it is, so be it: today I am thankful that I fired my cleaning crew(s). Yes plural. Yes I’ve fired many. It all began a long, long time ago in a land far, far away… Or about eight years ago when we lived just down…

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The Internet

Hey remember when you would do cool stuff and the only people who knew about it were the people who were with you at the time? Or the people with whom you shared your stories days, weeks, sometimes MONTHS later? Those days were so long ago they are almost difficult to recall. Especially with the advent of social media, the internet has absolutely…

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