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Five Things You Thought You Knew About Moms Who Blog (but are completely false)

I’m a mom. I’m also a blogger. But I’m not really a mommy blogger. A quick peek at my archives would lead a lot of people to think that I’m full of shit, just like the time your elementary math … Continue reading

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Dear Three Year-Old

Happy birthday! Around this time in 2009, my body was forcibly evicting your from the only home you had ever known, and you weren’t happy about it. (I don’t blame you, though. You had it good in there, what with … Continue reading

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The Naked Man

I don’t know how mornings go in your house, but around here we have a little routine. When the childling wakes up at an ungodly hour that I dare not speak aloud, he bellows one of three things that are … Continue reading

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Someone hold muh earrings. This could get ugly.

Today was a good day. Even the part where I almost had to cut a woman at the children’s playground in the mall. But more on that later. My furry best friend is back. He’s been living with my parents … Continue reading

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Samuel L. Jackson wants your kids to Go The (Bleep) to Sleep.

IF I wasn’t riddled with latent Catholic fear of spending the rest of eternity in Hell…. and IF I wasn’t worried about the damage it would do to Boo’s delicate 2 year-old psyche… and IF I wasn’t absolutely certain he … Continue reading

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Mama Didn’t Raise No Fool

So this week (this last week, any way) has been awful. Turns out I’ve got a sinus infection that makes me hack up green snot. I’ve lost the sense of taste. I can’t smell a damned thing. Red won’t look … Continue reading

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License to Ill

It’s hard to write this without sounding petty and childish, but…. WAH! AM SICK. WANT MY MOMMY. It doesn’t help that Boo is sick, too. The Three Ring Mom house is a veritable incubator of viral plague, so anyone who … Continue reading

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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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