• Mommyhood
  • 5 minutes of bliss

    When you are the parent to a 2 year old there are few moments in your day that are truly restful and relaxing. You are constantly worried that they are getting into something they shouldn?t be. Too quiet of a house is an invitation for disaster. Did he just press the eject button on the […]

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  • I say it then you do it
  • Wondertime

    I am not one for parenting books or magazines. Much of what I do on the parenting front I just make up as I go along. Sure, there is tons of information out there from those who have done this before, but I think of parenting as some sort of adventure. If you were the […]

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  • Elle's World
  • The great hammock debacle of 2007

    Always go into Target thinking, “I am going to find a cheap home improvement project.” Because if you blissfully wander the aisles trying to find something to buy besides the diapers and toilet bowl cleaner, odds are you’ll walk out with something far more expensive than the original list. However, if you go in with […]

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  • I’ll show you mommy guilt

    Under no uncertain circumstances should you ever take pruning advice from my mother. Never ever ever. She pruned this tree herself. And yes, that is her in the tree. On to more important things. Michelle talked about mommy guilt this morning and it got me thinking. So much so that I abandoned my topic of […]

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  • Confessions of an exhausted mother

    It is sad to say you are excited when you consider going to a funeral “getting out of the house.” That would be the extent of my excitement for the week. I have been on virtual single parent duty for the majority of the week and I?m here to say it is taking its toll […]

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  • Winter Wonderland

    You know you live in the Pacific Northwest when you go outside to play in the snow at 10:00 at night. The weather around here has been wacky to say the least. November has been the wettest month on record for Washington. We have had over 15″ of rain this month. Now as I look […]

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