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Under protest.

The mood might have been upbeat as we marched into the big box store, but it was a lie – for one of us any way. 383 more words

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Summer is having new adventures.

We desperately needed a break. The girls had slept in Saturday morning, after our big night out watching fireworks, but clearly everyone was still tired. The kids were whining, tempers were flaring with the slightest provocation, and I really needed to get out of the house. 378 more words

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The Fourth was with us.

It had been forever since I got to spend the 4th with my girls. Given that the holiday is during their month with their dad and hardly ever fell on one of my weekends, it had been more than four years since I got to watch fireworks with the girls. 711 more words

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Gone girls.

Sometimes quiet is really, really quiet. I grew up in a house where quiet was more than an endangered species – it was nearly extinct. Our house was… 615 more words

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The likes and dislikes of Bee-girl, who is eight.

I can’t believe another year has passed. Bee-girl is eight – EIGHT! And I’m pretty sure she’d tell you that turning eight is super-great, despite the blues little sister someone was feelin’ last night. 2,080 more words

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Things that happen when you leave your kids home with Auntie Rhi.

One of the awesome things about having Auntie Rhi here for two weeks is that the girls get to spend some quality time with her. Of course, Auntie Rhi is slightly crazy (remember that time she baked a tie-dye cake and wrote in frosting: “AT LEAST THE KIDS ARE STILL ALIVE”?), so you never know what’s going to happen. 173 more words

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In which there is cheesecake and sparkles.

Last night was our “fancy dinner” at the Cheesecake Factory. We don’t go out to eat much, except on vacations. And even when we do go out to eat, we tend to stick to places like Panera’s or family diners, or burger joints. 637 more words

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