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Day To Day

Gender Neutral Names…Sometimes They Suck

Today, I gave an interview to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about safe sleep that will run later this month.  I have been in loose contact with the reporter ever since creating my petition asking the Milwaukee Health Department to remove their anti- co sleeping posters.  Today, however, would be the first time that the reporter … Continue reading »

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You’re Going WHERE for Christmas?

It is getting close to Christmas, if you celebrate it.  And that means a bunch of stuff.  It means that it is time to buy gifts, decorate, buy gifts, do Christmas projects with your kids, buy gifts, bake lots of food, buy gifts and FIGURE OUT WHERE YOU ARE GOING TO SPEND THE HOLIDAYS.  Did … Continue reading »

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This post has nothing to do with parenting.  It has everything to do with the downfall of society, communication and the lack of self satisfaction that one gets from an argument with a complete stranger via Facebook. So last night, I was minding my own business and avoiding school work, dishes and a bunch of … Continue reading »

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7 Misconceptions About Stay at Home Moms

I woke up this morning, and while brushing my teeth (you may begin clapping because brushing my teeth first thing in the morning versus barely remembering at night is praiseworthy in my house), I remembered back to my days spent as a working mother.  I remember getting up early, trying to not wake the Monkey … Continue reading »

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Mommy Traps and Do Overs

Do you ever have one of those days that you just want to do over?  Not because it was a great day or anything, but because from the very moment that your feet hit the floor you were half ass-ing everything.  That was my day today. I could write a boat load of reasons for … Continue reading »

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“Do You Want a Picture of Your Grandma’s Belly?” & Other Words From Unexpected Readers

Did you just read the title of this post?  Go back. Read it again. These are the words my grandfather said to me while I was visiting over the Thanksgiving holiday.  Upon hearing this I  immediately picture my grandfather talking to his friends, most likely while bowling on a weekday during the afternoon- typical older, … Continue reading »

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