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6 Great Books for Teens

Photo: One of my favorite teen authors.

I was a weird kid and an even weirder teen. I often stayed up after lights out reading–it almost didn’t matter what. 494 more words


A musician mummy and her forays into a new career path, or two

Blogging: always been scared of it.  I like reading other people’s blogs but can’t imagine anyone finding anything I have to write/say particularly interesting or good.  233 more words


Independence and Reality

Hal is at that stage of life when a person desperately wants to be independent but isn’t quite up for the task… yet.  This is in contrast to people at the other end of the spectrum who desperately want to be independent but aren’t quite up for the task… anymore.  470 more words

Hal (The Baby)

A bedtime routine for two?

I need some tips/pointers. How do I get both little people to bed happily?

With baby no.1 we had a good bedtime routine of bath, massage, bottle, bed. 80 more words


When will it get easier? And the case for having kids close together

I have asked the question many times of many mothers who have done it before, starting from the day my son was born.

“When does it start getting easier?” 4,820 more words

New Mom

Mommy is sick? No way!

It’s true, mommy’s are not allowed to get sick – Of course, we inevitably do get sick, but we need to go on pretending like we are not. 330 more words


Why Your Preschooler May Be Acting Out

As a mom of a 3 year-old, I’m constantly trying to figure out ways to redirect, enrich, and support my daughter in making good choices. 510 more words