October 7, 2014

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the color of sick

The color of sick would not be green. It wouldn’t even be somewhere between yellow and green, something toxic looking or unnatural, though it might be tinged gray. On the color-wheel, I imagine it would slip into a wedge of…
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September 24, 2014

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uganda be kidding who? when?

There’s been a no-TV during the week rule in our home since the beans were in pre-k. No TV, no movies, no iPads or video games. I bought a brand new car and purposefully opted not to purchase TV headsets.…
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September 16, 2014

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asking for what you want

I‘ve been missing in action this summer, unplugged, offline, away from my computer and iPhone, fully enjoying my life. Actually, that’s not entirely true. The truth is, that I started another blog, a private one, password protected… for moms of…
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September 11, 2014

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“this” only scrambled

Let’s start with “this.” Now, unscramble it, and you’ll begin to understand what I’ve stepped in. So, I’m pretty sure my kids ate Sour Cream and Onion flavored potato chips for breakfast today. We’re gonna go ahead and call that…
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August 28, 2014

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classroom assignments

Class assignments should go like this: a child is matched to a teacher based on the likelihood that they’ll be a great fit. If there have been bullying incidences, these should be addressed. Any special needs, an IEP, done. A…
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August 6, 2014

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all that it’s cracked up to be

The summer is a time of relaxation by a pool, for sunkissed hair, freckled shoulders and white shell jewelry. I’m enjoying the simple luxuries of linen v-neck tees (I actually found myself doing an internet search hoping to find a…
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July 10, 2014

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live out loud

I have to go wig shopping. This time I’m not dressing up as the other woman to keep things hot in the cold category of matrimony. Nay. I need a double rainbow bob or a ponytail of braids, paired with…
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