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Blood and Gore to the Rescue.

Everett’s first-ever travel baseball tournament game starts in 30 minutes. He’s been to this particular complex in Sunnyvale a couple dozen times. All as a spectator. 530 more words

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Who forgot to pay the Gravity Bill?

From the backseat the other afternoon whilst shooting towards the Golden Gate Bridge on the 101 South:

Ev:  “Dad, I wish there was such a thing as a ‘Gravity Bill.'” 789 more words

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Tip: DIY Dry Erase Boards

This is a fun tip from the tip jar! Simple, practical, super easy, and saves you money on those over priced dry erase boards. I don’t know about you, but I have at least a half-dozen uses for those things. 62 more words

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6 Tips for Real-Life Self-Defense

As a single-mom in a large city, self-defense is important to me; it’s even important to my five-year-old, who had her first bully encounter last year. 500 more words

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Who's Not Ready for College?

This is the text message I sent to two friends last week who were dropping their children off at colleges on the other side of the country: “When can we have our first MMD/MMS (mothers missing daughters/mothers missing sons) meeting? 881 more words

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Knowing Your Limits

If you were to look at my family, from an outsider’s perspective, I believe you would think my household is run by my 10 year old son. 793 more words

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Life Changing Lunches

45 hours.

That’s a conservative estimate of how much time I spent making my children’s lunches each school year until 2011.  I used 15 minutes a day for my estimate, because I am not at my best in the early morning.  483 more words

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