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Five for Friday.

I was scared to check the news this morning. But aside from a work catastrophe and some fallout from other events (god, how callous does that sound), we seem to be in the clear for a few minutes. 352 more words

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A three-hour step in the right direction.

Step-parenting is hard. It’s hard under the best circumstances, but when the parents aren’t always on the same page, the difficulty level increases immeasurably. This past Sunday, we had a bit of an issue, but then we, as parents, kind of hit it out of the park. 1,151 more words

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How you know it's summer...

It must be gettin’ hot around here because Stepmom convinced the girls to get their hair cut! The girls (Tween Gracie Action Figure, especially) refuse… 129 more words

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The likes and dislikes of Bee on her 10th birthday.

Bee-girl! Ten?! Ten?!!!? On one hand, I have a hard time imagining my baby reaching any sort of grown-uppish age (even if I console myself by reminding myself that she’s still so little, she can’t yet receive her Hogwarts letter); but on the other, I know Bee is ready. 1,436 more words

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Surprise! (Redux.)

All the things! have been going on this weekend. There was recovering from kidney stone surgery (and all that entails) and my ensuing break from work, and weekends with kiddos (and all the chaos… 310 more words

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Father's Day, the not-quite easy way.

Father’s Day was a bit of a mixed bag this year. We had a (mostly) lovely day at our house. The girls were at their dad’s this weekend, so I missed them terribly (but took over the desk in Gracie’s room, so clearly I got over all of the missing). 442 more words

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A perfect summer evening down memory lane.

I didn’t mean to send us down rabbit holes, twisting and turning down memory lane. I found an old nightgown while I was looking for some yoga pants and I thought Gracie might want the nightgown. 488 more words

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