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How to mend a broken heart, and five other things I learned from my mother

My mom has taught me a lot over the years, but there are a few lessons I’ll never forget. Lesson One: Mending a broken heart takes time. And chocolate. My first real break up happened when I was 22 years … Continue reading

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The one where my heart almost stopped

Anyone who knows me in real life knows that I am not the most calm, rational person on the planet. I like to think I am in possession of an overabundance of common sense, but the truth is that in … Continue reading

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True Story

Tonight my parents came over after confession to see Boo and take us out to dinner. When we got home, Boo and my mom were sitting on the couch in the living room playing with some blocks. During a quiet … Continue reading

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Twisters!

If you’ve wandered over here from The Bloggess‘s site, welcome! Kick your feet up and make yourself at home. We’re not judgmental around here, so if you want to unbutton the top button on your jeans and let your food … Continue reading

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Mommy the Santa Claus Murderer

We’re deep in the territory of the terrible twos in the Three Ring Mom house, and one more instance of snarky toddler defiance (“No!”) is going to make me completely lose my damn mind. Y’all, I tried to sell my … Continue reading

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I need a young priest and an old priest. And maybe some Ghostbusters.

I joke a lot about religion. Maybe too much. And, um,  I think someone might have noticed. ***** If there’s one thing I’m afraid of, it’s the things we can’t see. Like germs. And ghosts. And the real agendas of … Continue reading

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Perspective

Last night after I put Boo to bed, I felt so guilty. I was angry with him when I said goodnight, and I couldn’t get over his little voice calling me a mean mommy. I knew I should stand my … Continue reading

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And then my head exploded.

There’s a wicked cold front coming through and I’m pretty sure my head is about to explode. It’s one of those migraines that makes me dizzy and nauseous and completely useless. Honestly, the brightness of the computer screen is making … Continue reading

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FYI, prodigies don’t eat their own mucus

Since he was born, I’ve always wondered what Boo will be when he grows up. Sure, he’s only two, but at this point in his young life, I’m pretty sure he’s on track to do something brilliant. In the grand … Continue reading

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The Bug Zapper Effect

I scared the HVAC repair guy today. And in the grand tradition of my whole ‘Jesus Chelsie, shut your goddamned mouth already’ schtick, it was pretty impressive. If I do say so myself. ***** Our air conditioner cratered over the … Continue reading

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