Category Archives: Mommy

Getting from Here to Happier

I like to think that most days, I am a happy, or at least content, person.  Most things in my life run along smoothly.  I’ve got a loving husband and three happy, healthy daughters; I am on good terms with my … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

On Monday, with the kids home from school yet again (this time for Presidents’ Day), I thought I was facing another long day full of fighting, messes, and the inevitable ennui that sets in when you’ve been stuck indoors together … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Rejoining Facebook

I recently rejoined Facebook after about a three-year hiatus.  I had suspended my account after realizing a) how much time I was spending perusing posts from people, some of whom I hardly even know and b) how annoyed I was … Continue reading

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Running Myself Into the Ground

That’s what it feels like I’ve been doing for the past few months.  And I mean it literally.  I’m due at the starting line of the Applefest half-marathon relay race in four days, and I’m not feeling too good about … Continue reading

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Tales from the Crock Pot

What’s on my mind most mornings, despite now having three kids instead of two, is still “What’s for dinner?”.  A previous post on this topic goes into great detail about my lack of skills at the range. Long story short, … Continue reading

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My Secret Stress Buster: Crafting with the Kids

I scored some beautiful Valentine’s Day-themed paper in the dollar section of my favorite store (Target, of course) and the girls and I got to work making decorations for the house.  One of the things I love about doing arts … Continue reading

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On Graduating to the High Back Booster Seat

When I was born in 1977, my home state of New York did not yet have child passenger safety seat laws on the books (that would not happen until 1982).  So I could legally have come home from the hospital … Continue reading

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