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SMALL TOYS

When I was little I played with Barbies, and I was always losing their tiny shoes When I used to babysit (which I did for many many years in my 20’s and 30’s) the girls played with Polly Pockets, which … Continue reading

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MEETING NEW MOMS

I found myself hiding in the stairwell. But to make it seem like I wasn’t hiding, I offered S another strawberry. He said “sure.” Good, that took up a minute. Then I offered him some water. ¬†I knew I was … Continue reading

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DO I NEED A DATE?

And… the Mom Solo thing is happening in a new way – again! For almost 3 years, I’ve just been a Mom Solo, doing my thing. Being happy and independent and stuff. Then… preschool approached. And, I mean, nothing has … Continue reading

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TRADER JOE’S PARTY – A GOOD FREE THING

Hey guys! I’ve missed you! I haven’t written since I ate all that fried fish and chips and yes, I actually did gain 10lbs and I’m still working it off. These last few months I’ve been focusing on finishing my … Continue reading

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BRA!

I’m not a fan of big corporations and I wish I could buy everything from a small business. I remember the days when you could actually go to an office supply store and not a Staples. I remember how I … Continue reading

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I THOUGHT YOU DIDN’T NEED TO GO OUT WITH YOUR FRIENDS

I was at a fun party with my dear friends. Spenser was playing, I was chatting and eating… good times were had by all. The party had started in the late afternoon, so we’d been there for a few hours. … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN

Halloween means everything to me. Ghosts and pumpkins outshine candy canes and Christmas trees (or menorahs) by miles. I remember the care my mother took with our costumes; always homemade and unique. My parents made made the whole month an … Continue reading

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JEFFREY… A NOT FUNNY AND ACTUALLY SCARY, DATING STORY.

“Never go to an unmarried¬†doctor,” my mom used to say. “Because if they are single, you don’t know what kind of crazy things they are doing at night.” I always thought that was one of my mom’s silly sayings about … Continue reading

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THE CARBON MONOXIDE CAPER- PART 3

(Continued from Carbon Monoxide Caper part 2) 12:15: Continuing my text to the board member. Me: What if I hadn’t had a CO detector and my son was napping and something had happened?? What if my pet had been trapped? … Continue reading

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F’ING CAR SEAT

I’m not happy with the way I put the car seat back in. Yeah, after all that. The seat is in there nice and tight but there’s a blue line that’s supposed to be parallel with the floor… and it’s … Continue reading

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