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The Perfect Panty

March 7, 2014
the perfect panty

A pair of panties lets us say that we are no longer that goody good girl, without ever having to really do something bad.
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Kids Going to College: Getting Your Heart and Head Ready

August 16, 2013
packed car

In the end, our job as parents is to leave them with both the right size sheets and a sense that they are well equipped for this next, independent stage of life.
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When Did You Know Your Dog Needed Therapy?

May 15, 2013
When Did You Know Your Pet Needed Therapy

At lunch with a new friend,  I chatted about attending pet therapy.   Very delicately she asked “When did you know your dog needed therapy?” I  must have skipped a few crucial details in discussing how I work with my dog to give, not receive, treatment. Slipping the lanyard with the pair of IDs
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When You Only Have Boys

April 30, 2013
cute baby

You will have the opportunity to explain periods to someone who won’t look you in the eye as you speak and doesn’t want to know.
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Helping or Helicopter Parenting?

April 2, 2013
Helping or Helicopter Parenting

His roommate’s mother ...proceeded to take a lint roller out of her handbag and roll their entire carpet on her hands and knees.
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Siblings Unrivaled

June 26, 2012
siblings unrivaled

My three children shared a single bedroom and bathroom. Everything they ever learned about taking turns, personal space and accommodating the needs and desires of others they learned from each other in those two rooms.
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My House, My Rules?

April 3, 2012
teen-home-from-college

Every night there were more kids sleeping in my house, every morning less food in my refrigerator.
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