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Probably one of the coolest things about observing a child grow up is seeing them learn. When they figure stuff out all by themselves, the look of pride on their faces is just delectable. I remember the time C took her first wobbly steps. Even though she didn’t actually know where she was going, she sensed […]

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Originally posted on A Taste of Wellness:
f you haven’t noticed yet, we’re on a mission. We’re on a mission to show you how food that’s good for you can taste good. Consider the humble Brussels sprout. Despite the fact that sprouts are veritable super foods with too many health benefits for us to list here, people…

Remember the Time Blog Hop at notthehardestpart.com

“Well, this can’t possibly be a good idea.” One AM, lying next to my husband who had likely fallen asleep ten minutes before he actually hit the pillow, in a kimchi-flavored bed. The “love motel” where we had been put up for the week had mystified us from the moment the cabbie had dropped us […]

I know I said a couple weeks ago that I would be posting about cartoons on Mondays during November, but my heart’s not there today. Sorry, everyone who was looking forward to hearing me talk about the Bubble Guppies. Please accept this GIF of Wednesday Addams dancing as a token of my contrition. Let’s talk about writing instead. Because […]

Originally posted on Mended Musings:
? I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to ask you to share this post. Reblog it, share it on Facebook, tweet it. Someone out there needs to hear this message today. Even if you think you don’t know anyone who has been abused. Even if…

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Next time you think you can’t do something, just remember that there are self-aware signs all over our country that are making it in the real estate biz.   That pile of laundry doesn’t look too daunting now, does it? ♥   This is the tenth installment of National Emily Posts Month (NaEmPoMo). Connect on Facebook […]

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Originally posted on A Taste of Wellness:
ave you started putting together your menu for Thanksgiving yet? If you’re like most Americans, your answer to that question is likely a resounding “no!” Thanksgiving is all about tradition and eating the dishes that we grew up with with the people we love. Why reinvent the wheel…

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Tonight I sat in the bathroom with Cee as she sat on her potty. We do this pretty much every day, although I’ll admit that my potty-training skills leave much to be desired over the weekends. We sat and we waited. And waited. And waited. After 25 minutes, we packed it in. The last time […]

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“I’m going to write a blog post about Peppa Pig. How should I even start?,” I asked B while we were out on an errand today. “Don’t gild the lily. Just say it’s the most awesome show ever made.” Go ahead and put your hyperbole goggles on ’cause imma bout to spray you with the […]

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I hate it when the Internet makes me think. What’s even worse is when it makes me feel. This is what happened a couple weeks ago. I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across a link with a Buzzfeedy vibe to it, boasting 27 facts that are sure to blow my mind. Ever the sucker […]

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