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Three Ideas to Help Keep that Back-to-School Buzz Alive!

“Back-to-School” season is one of my most favorite times of the year.  Stores are lined with rows upon rows of school supplies—new notebooks, fresh pencils, perfect crayons!  Ah, my teacher-heart could burst!  And while going back to school might be both a celebration and lamentation for some parents, more often than not, the kids are […]

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The Dad Who Watches

When we went to that very first doctor’s appointment, you watched. When I fell asleep on the couch at 6 p.m. from first trimester fatigue, you watched. When I became frustrated with my clothes no longer fitting like they used to, you stood there and you watched. When my ankles began to swell from the […]

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Be Above the Bashing

  Maybe you’re guilty of it. No doubt you’ve witnessed it. Or, perhaps you’ve simply acknowledged it with an “Amen, girl” or an all-caps “YES” comment on another mom’s Facebook rant. Dad bashing. Sure, there are things that get on your nerves. There are things you can’t stand. We all need to vent sometimes. Yet, […]

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What’s With The Dumb Dads?

  Turn on the TV and you’d think the typical American dad is a lazy, sex-obsessed, golf playing bumbling buffoon who can barely hold down a job.   For example, I was flipping through channels the other day when a bleach commercial came on. The dad began cleaning a massive fish right there in the kitchen, scraping […]

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Why I Let My Husband Hunt

October 1st. While my mind starts centering around fall, football, the holidays and all things pumpkin, there is another main event that stirs with excitement in the atmosphere of our home…the opening of deer season. Before my husband and I ever officially started dating, the only thing I knew about him (besides that he was gorgeous, […]

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