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Where have I been?

I know my blog posts have been scarce lately… I promise I’ve had good intentions… And even though not much has appeared on this blog, I have actually been sharing monthly on The Creative Mama blog. I’m excited to be on TCM’s team of writers, and it is a perfect opportunity to write more which…

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…. and then there were none.

No snacks to prepare, no fights to break up, no toys to trip over, no spills to clean– at least from the hours of 8 am to 3pm. My baby has started kindergarten. This sweet bundle of energy is no longer available for peanut butter and jelly lunches for two, rides in a rocket cart…

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Joy, why not?

Ahhhhhh… it’s Thursday morning! It’s my favorite– kind of like mama’s weekend (cause we mamas know that Saturday and Sunday are more work than the rest of the week, and we’ve completely forgotten the excitement that once came with the words “Friday night.”) So… for me, it’s Thursday morning. My big weekly chores (bathrooms, mopping…

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dear ellen,

Dear Ellen, I just wanted to thank you for being a happy, bright person and for sharing your light with me for an hour each day! Recently,  I found myself in a particularly grumpy mood.  I’d gone for several hours feeling the weight of the world (laundry for a family of six) on my shoulders and…

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thirteen goals for 2013

I tend to get grumpy about goal making when the New Year rolls around. I know that part of my attitude stems from thinking about ALL the things I haven’t accomplished and the MANY things I need to work on. I also don’t like feeling rushed to come up with something just because the calendar…

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