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Truman: Mom, I wish I could marry (the puggle dog) Dodger. Me: I know. You really love him. Truman: yes, I do. But he’s not the marrying kind of person. He’s the dog kind of person. Me: indeed.

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Motherhood redux

My children made my dreams come true. My children suck the life out of me daily. Nothing restores my love for them like watching the photo stream on my computer while they sleep. I watch the smiles with newly missing … Continue reading

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Welcome Back

I’ve hacked into my WordPress account! I’ve got logins, passwords, and best of all, it’s on my phone now, too. Bring on the posting!

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Library day

“It’s bedtime! Each of you can pick one book.” Grif dug into “Survivors: the night the titanic Sank” and hasn’t spoken since. Truman is reciting from memory the entire “Ladybug Girl” in his hands, and Maya’s, well, she’s a tad … Continue reading

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Caught

In the act. DUDE. I’m right here! Unhand my panties.

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Chart

Maya made a chart to keep track of who gets to disembark first from the bus so they don’t have to jostle each other. So civilized!

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Tooth # 5

It never stops being exciting. At 8:15 on a Sunday night, I’m glad I bought enough dollar coins to cover a mouthful of fairy visits.

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More often than not

With children 6 1/2, almost six, and two, there is much jockeying for the biggest piece, the best toy, mommy’s undivided attention, the first turn. More often than not, though, they work it out and pitch in together. There are … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot

Or the school bus. Whatever.

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This moment, indeed

Bigs are in bed listening to the story “The Dragonling” on iPod, Grif pumped full of antibiotics and ibuprofen to ease his strep. Grandma noticed that my wife’s car wasn’t in the driveway at 7pm and came over to spell … Continue reading

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