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Dear Homework, I Don’t Like You

Even though I haven’t taught full-time for fourteen years, I am a teacher at heart.  An English teacher.  I HEART reading and writing and know the importance of practice and repetition.  Many spelling and vocabulary tests, book reports, and essays that demonstrate comprehension and critical thinking have crossed the path of my red pen.  Truth […]

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village We have spent at least half of our fourteen years parenting living away from family. My first year of being a Mama, I was a 10 hour drive from both Grandmas and a couple hours from my sisters, neither of which had kids. We were trying to keep our heads above […]

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Moms, Put Down Your Phone

So, I have a friend.  She’s really fun and super cute and so smart.  She can bring up all the greatest points about any topic that comes up between us.  We talk about our kids, our husbands, our feelings as stay-at-home moms, what shows we’ve been binge-watching, and the latest books we’ve read.  The funny […]

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You Know You’re A Boy Mom If…

  You Might Be A Boy Mom If…   *You find yourself shaking your head just wondering “huh?” *You say “stop touching that” multiple times a day *Your laundry smells like the bathroom, the backyard, and the gym all rolled into its own special fragrance *You find yourself repeating. the. same. thing. over. and over. […]

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Moms’ Summer Reading List

Summer is here. For me, that means my kids and I will be headed to the library and loading up on books and DVDs.  I’m a reader, and my kids have become them by proxy.  Our summer library load-up became a tradition a few years ago.  We’ve gone through seasons of fairy book series, Star […]

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