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Author Archives: conscienceparenting

The Not-So-Better-Than-Sex Nap

Let me set the stage for you.  It was mid afternoon, otherwise known as the time of day when most stay at home moms are propping their eyelids open with toothpicks, and not one but both of my boys were sleepy.  I could scarcely believe it, and wasn’t sure whether or not to buy a … Continue reading »

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Battling the Bulge (Part One)

You know those moms that get pregnant, have a baby and then walk out of the hospital in the same pants that they got pregnant in?  I am not one of those moms.  Actually, I am the kind of mom that would have tripped that other type of mom as she left the hospital.  Childish, … Continue reading »

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Disgusting Things My Kids Made Me Do

  Here is a list of some disgusting things that my kids made me do. 1.  Sleep in pee.  I haven’t peed my pants in a really long time, but I am pretty sure if I peed my own pants in bed, I would definitely wake up.  The funny thing is, when somebody else pees … Continue reading »

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Power Down Mama

This past Saturday I decided to “power down.”  I decided to turn off all of my techie devices for a little under 24 hours in an effort to wind down and reconnect with my family.  Here are the highs and lows. 1.  Upon waking, I realize that I forgot to turn my phone off and … Continue reading »

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Confessions of a Patient Husband and Father

I read a blog the other day that a woman had written complaining about her “idiot” husband.  Now, while I do enjoy teasing my husband, I find that writing about his shortcomings would be a little predictable and would make me fit the stereotype of the nagging housewife a little too well.  Instead, I asked … Continue reading »

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Up All Night Doesn’t Get It Right

I have been kind of excited this week about all of the new episodes of my favorite shows hitting my TV screen.  I don’t watch a lot of TV, but I do have my favorites that I always look forward to.  One thing that I am a sucker for is a well written, relatable sitcom.  … Continue reading »

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