The toys are attacking!

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We’re moving in a little while. It’s a good thing, actually. Currently there are seven of us sharing a 1200 square foot home. So, we all get a little more than 170 square feet a person. It can get squishy, to say the least. As we’ve been packing I’ve been noticing what’s been eating my space. And it’s not the …

Oil Change Mom-cation

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Normally, when it’s time to get the oil changed in our vehicle, I load all the kids, grab a bag of things to do, some food (sometimes a lot), and cross my fingers that the mechanics will be quick. Recently, we had quite an experience getting the oil changed. First, we spent some time playing cards, on the floor, then …

Mind Your Manners

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I’ve noticed that my manners are evolving into something a little more bare-boned than what Miss Manners, Judith Martin, would recommend. Motherhood teaches a lot of lessons. One of them seems to be how to navigate meal times as quickly as possible, without creating much extra work. I call this evolution Mommy Manners. Mommy Manners are designed to let Mommies …

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Taming the Laundry Monster

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Okay, friends, those of you with squeamish stomachs shouldn’t read any further. I’m about to reveal a dirty little secret. It’s one we all share – whether we’re single, married, married with kids, single with kids. We all have . . . dirty laundry. And we all know what happens if we don’t do our laundry regularly. We end up …