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Month: October 2011


Bye Baby. See you 'round 6:30 pm

You know, I find that the longer I live, the less I tend to judge people. This morning I sent my 2 year old son to daycare, and I feel GLAD about it. In fact, I've been looking forward to sending him away since Marshall…

Remarriage is not for me!

I love my husband and I love being married, but if anything should happen to or between my husband and I (Heaven forbid), I would never remarry. It would just be too hard. The difficulty would not lie in reconnecting emotionally with someone – the…

The Potty Dance

These wicked child rearing "experts". Once upon a time there was a child rearing expert who wrote an article on potty training. In that article he/she proposed that after the potty training parent was successful in getting the toddler (or in some cases - preschooler)…

American Hunger and Homelessness

Marshall sent me to the grocery store two nights ago to buy a whole chicken for dinner - so I bought a whole raw chicken and set it on the counter. "What is this?" he asked in confusion. "It's a chicken babe," I explained. "You…

Ford Flex – The Obsession

As much time as I spend thinking about the Ford Flex, I was surprised to look through my titles and discover that I have NEVER (ever?) written about the Flex! Let me just tell you: I love that car. I test drove one in May…

What Would Laila Do?

So Misty Harris has thrown her fonky little Weight Off Challenge in my face, which I have heartily accepted. The goal is to lose 15 lbs by Christmas. As I said before, win or lose, I am never one ot back off of a challenge.…