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Have You Ever Been This Tired Before?

Yesterday I was tired. Like dead on my feet tired. The night before Hubs had gotten home from a trip at 11 pm and I waited till his arrival to hit him with five days worth of kid info. His head was spinning when I announced at 11:30 I was off to bed. I had an early morning wake up to take Marley (our 7 month old puppy) to a veterinarian two hours away to get a second opinion on his hips. You can read all about that debacle here...ok up to date now?I trudged up the stairs, checked on the kids … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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Why a Mom Can’t Take a Bath

The other night I did something that was so impractical and selfish it was amazing. Something I have only done a handful of times since living in my home the last fourteen years. I've always been held back by the 'after mess', and let's not even discuss the awkward dismount. But Friday I was pushed to the point where I threw caution to the wind.The pain in my shoulders and neck was excruciating and I realized my only hope was the bathtub. I stumbled through my room, ignoring the leaning … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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The High Cost of Pet Ownership

I'm an animal lover through and through. Every time I meet a dog I begin speaking in 'doggy talk' while petting them profusely. There is not a cat that has happened by me whose ears weren't scratched while running a hand over their long silky soft backs. I'm the crazy pet owner who has ornaments of her pets, has included her pets in the family's professional photos, and celebrates their birthdays.I adopted my first pet when I was 21 years old. He was discarded on the side of the road along … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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Have You Ever Been This Tired Before?

Yesterday I was tired. Like dead on my feet tired. The night before Hubs had gotten home from a trip at 11 pm and I waited till his arrival to hit him with five days worth of kid info. His head was … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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Why a Mom Can’t Take a Bath

The other night I did something that was so impractical and selfish it was amazing. Something I have only done a handful of times since living in my home the last fourteen years. I've always been held … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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The High Cost of Pet Ownership

I'm an animal lover through and through. Every time I meet a dog I begin speaking in 'doggy talk' while petting them profusely. There is not a cat that has happened by me whose ears weren't scratched … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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The Nasty Truth About My Kids’ Lunch Boxes

I have a confession that will likely gross out some people, but I gotta get it off my chest and to be honest I HAVE to KNOW... am I alone?Ok gather around, closer. Are you listening, brace … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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The Painful Truth about Surfing When You’re Old

On our recent family vacation to Costa Rica the 10 year old had her heart set on learning how to surf. I knew she'd do great, she competes in gymnastics and has a love of adventures. Surfing is … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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Worst Wedding Proposal EVER

Most women remember the moment their betrothed asked them for their hand in marriage. Normally these are well thought out escapades that involve romantic gestures and some sort of element of surprise. … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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Flying Second Class When You’re a First Class Kinda Guy

Recently we spent eight days in Costa Rica. I learned a very important thing on this trip, that I have somehow blocked out or just plain disregarded on all our other family trips that have involved … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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A Mother’s Christmas List

This year I've set the Christmas wish list bar pretty low. In the past I have dreamed of beautiful sweaters, that I ear marked, circled the size, and lovingly put the catalog in my husband's lap. I've … [Read More Of This Shit...]

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Top Stupid Baby Boy Names 2014

I searched through 2 Million (11) registered baby boy names in the United States Social Security Office to provide this detailed list of parenting gone bad. I have organized this post so that the Name is capitalized and the number of occurrences is … [Read More Of This Shit]

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The Double Meaning of Words with Kids

I am that parent. The one that finds certain words my children say hysterical, and not because they pronounce them incorrectly - although that is adorable too. No I am talking the double meaning of words and the joy it brings me as a mother. There … [Read More Of This Shit]

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Lies We Tell About The Elf on The Shelf

If you are a parent with a child under the age of 12 you have probably heard of The Elf on the Shelf. As you know, The Elf returns to Santa every night to report on your child's behavior and then magically reappears in a new place upon his/her … [Read More Of This Shit]

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25 Ways You Might Be a Redneck

I recently learned my home town is listed in the top ten most redneck towns in Michigan (you can read the article here), and then as if that wasn't awesome enough the town we have our lake cottage in was also a top ten redneck town! I know pretty … [Read More Of This Shit]

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