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Really single parenting.

It’s been almost seven years since the girls’ dad and I separated, and so you could say I’ve gotten used to this whole single parenting thing. 933 more words

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In which fractions make me a little weepy.

It’s been a crappy week. My mom has relapsed, the Patriots lost, my air conditioner leaked through the ceiling of the bathroom again, and then there were all the homework struggles. 974 more words

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This picture is going to come out when I need some blackmail material.

Remember that time a little while back when I totally caught my ten-year-old trying to smuggle lipstick from her dad’s house, to her backpack, to school? 145 more words

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The single moms' club.

The girls piled in the door last night, excited and out of breath, not an unusual occurrence after arriving from dinner at their dad’s house. They were talking over each other, petting the dog, and jockeying for hugs, babbling about their days. 494 more words

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Fairyland: Where Mondays don't exist.

I really meant to show you the big reveal last week. I honestly didn’t mean to get caught up in the craziness of ThePlaceThatShallNotBeNamed. Whoops! So today I have for you the results of the girls’ hard work, constructing a happy fairy village (and a playground), where fairies always feel at home and there are never any Mondays to darken their week. 10 more words

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Creating a bit of fairy magic.

One of the items on my To-Do list while my sister Kim was here was to restore the Fairy Garden to its former glory. She and the girls had created the gardens in a couple flower pots by the front door on a trip awhile back, and the pirate ship and castle grounds had seen better days. 301 more words

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And that was the last I saw of the kiddos.

Everyone has their favorite things about fall: pumpkin spice everything, fall foods, football (the kind where no one beats their kids or their spouses, natch), cooler temperatures, being able to put away the annoying windshield sun visor, cozy sweaters, new wardrobes, boots… All those things are lovely, sure (well, except for that pumpkin stuff – blech), but my favorite far and away is that once the temps drop, my kids go outside to play and I never, ever see them again. 548 more words

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