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Moms Don’t Get Sick Days

I'm sick. Again. For the second time this month. It's not my fault. It's a man's fault. Actually a man and a boy's fault, specifically my husband and son, who decided to share their viral infections and pink-eye with me. The two of them love me so much they decided to share their germs in… Continue reading Moms Don’t Get Sick Days

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Just Say No to Tamiflu

Okay so if you follow me on Instagram, you may have heard this story already, but it bears repeating because this is something that I feel that strongly about. Last week, on Thursday, The Maestro woke up with a fever and nasal congestion. So he stayed home from Pre-K and I treated his fever with… Continue reading Just Say No to Tamiflu

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It Hurts to Sit Down & That’s a Good Thing

I feel I should start by saying this is not the post I had planned to post today. However, it is something I keep meaning to write about, so I figured I should write about it now before I forget (again). Current status of my life: sitting down is painful. This is not because of… Continue reading It Hurts to Sit Down & That’s a Good Thing

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Streamlining My “Social” Life

New Year, New Me! Isn't that how the saying goes? Every January brings the flurry of resolutions and reflections on our lives and how we can improve them. I admit, I am no different than anyone else in doing this, but not because it's the start of the new year. I tend to reevaluate my… Continue reading Streamlining My “Social” Life

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Happy New Year-10 Years Later

I got a really cool new journal with writing prompts recently and the prompt for today was "Write a letter to yourself 10 years in the future". Very fitting for New Years Eve, as we wind down not just another year, but another decade. I thought I'd share my answer here since it also sets… Continue reading Happy New Year-10 Years Later

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First a warning: this picture below is unfiltered, raw, not-wearing-a-bit-of-makeup. Me currently: What you can see: ✔️ Dirty hair pulled back into a messy bun. ✔️Bags and circles so deep I'm convinced I have two canyons under my eyes. ✔️Glasses on barely hiding my itchy, watery eyes. ✔️Ratty old men's sweatshirt I may have picked… Continue reading #MomCold