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Three Point Six Hours

Today is the first day since July that I am completely childless—for four hours. This means I have approximately 3.6 hours of “me” time. To do whatever I want. Much of this last year “whatever I want” has equaled “whatever … Continue reading

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The Magical Power of the Foot Massage

I’m not a fan of touching other people’s feet. If I do, chances are: A) I married you, you just took a shower, and I want one in return or B) I gave birth to you and your feet don’t … Continue reading

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Never Forget Rule #3 – Beware of the Quiet

I forgot. Blame Mommy Brain. Blame complacency—only one child was at home. Blame the fact my children are over the age of three and I thought the rule no longer applied. I was wrong. I forgot rule #3 of parenting: … Continue reading

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