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TO MY PRESCHOOL GRADUATE

This is your first of many graduation days. Change is hard. It’s hard to leave and say goodbyes and hard to know that nothing will be the same. We always hope for the next step to be even better than … Continue reading

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MY FIVE YEAR OLD IS OBSESSED WITH MARRIAGE

Please read this piece over at Esme   Thank you!!!

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I BREAKED UP WITH HER

I found a lovely drawing in Spense’s school bag; a girl and boy holding hands with hearts all around them. “This is so sweet, Spense. Who is it from?” “Oh, I don’t want that any more.” “Why?” “Because it’s from … Continue reading

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OH MY PENIS

S: Oh my penis! Me: What happened? Did you bump into something? S: My penis. Me: But did you hurt your penis. S: Yes, right here. (he points to his penis) Me: where did you bump it? S: Right here. … Continue reading

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THE BACHELOR AND THE MERMAIDS

I’m really into the whole gender fluid  movement. Who ever decided that boys wear pants and girls play with dolls and boys can’t like pink and girls can’t like baseball, really did a number on our society. And yet, it’s worked. … Continue reading

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LAST NIGHT I JOINED MATCH.COM… AGAIN

I had a lot to do. And there’s always cleaning to do and I had some paper work to finish and…  I started thinking about my old life. The life where I was out every night, having wine and socializing, … Continue reading

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SHINY STUFF ON YOUR FACE

“Why do you put all that pretty shiny stuff on your face every day?” Spense asked as I smeared oils, creams, illuminators and shimmers into my skin. “Is it so you don’t get old?” “Yes,” I said, amazed that this … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE IRONY; MY SON GOT MARRIED WHEN HE WAS 3

A four year old girl stood on the street outside of my son’s preschool, her plump cheeks splashed with tears. Spense casually held my hand as the girl bellowed, “You are breaking my heart Spense! My heart is broken!” She … Continue reading

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC

I’ve been singing songs from The Sound of Music to my 4 year old, and decided to tell him the story of the show. Me: Maria wanted to become a nun, but it wasn’t a good fit for her… S: … Continue reading

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GETTING DRESSED

As I went to get dressed today, Spense said to me, “Remember, When you get dressed, I like when you wear lipstick and fancy shoes – and with your shirt, you can surprise me.” I’ve broken up with boyfriends for … Continue reading

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