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When Your Kids Are Just Like You, Flaws And All

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Parenting Skills and Spills

I somehow ended up with three children with whom I share various personality traits–and remember, not one of them is biologically related to me! It can be both endearing and frustrating. C is a morning person, just like I am. I understand when he’s up and raring to go at 6am on a Saturday, no matter what time he went to bed the night before. That doesn’t mean I don’t get frustrated when I don’t […]

Why Do Moms Have to Do All the Gross Stuff?

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General Musings / Parenting Skills and Spills

Seriously. Today, I arrived home from a shopping trip to hear that the dog had pooped on the porch (which she only does when she’s sick). E had cleaned it up…but any guesses on how thorough the 14 year old boy was in that task? Yeah, so Mom had to go in and re-clean the dog poop. Awesome. Then I returned from buying food for E’s adoption party this weekend, went to the bathroom…and someone […]