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In Which Reluctant Mother Loses Some Tomatoes and Finds Inspiration

The other day, Mac and I trekked to the Safeway to get some tomatoes for a picnic this weekend. We landed in the very busy checkout area with 6 decent-looking large tomatoes, a head of lettuce and a cantaloupe. We were approached by an employee who suggested we use a self-checkout aisle. I admitted I had never used the self-checkout
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS: I Did It AGAIN. . .And Should I Care?

Seems every year around this time, I get extraordinarily stupid.  I don’t know if it’s the holidays. . .or the booze I consume to get through said holidays? Regardless, I always feel scattered and disorganized and lacking for time. And this causes me to do stupid shit. Like A LOT more than usual. My latest and greatest happened bright and
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My Secret Parenting Shame

Every woman who has EVER had the pleasure of the plague that is pregnancy has propped herself uncomfortably in her 25-pillow nest on the bed and dreamt of the control she will regain when that little bundle of joy is finally evicted. I won’t let my child eat things off the floor. I won’t let my child sit in a
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The Stay At Home Mom’s Version of Rush Hour Hell

It is true that a stay at home mom has a certain amount of discretionary time in her day. She does.  And it’s wonderful. . . But it sure as shit doesn’t happen around here between the hours of 4 and 6 PM. Let me give you a glimpse of what causes me to feel a knot in my stomach
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