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Order from the Kid's Menu

My friend Jamie writes a blog called “Totally the Bomb”. She wrote a post about a subject that I debate frequently with my friends with kids and it has inspired me to post about it here. 1,392 more words


Relaxing In A Bath

I had the day off today, and Erik took me to the mall to buy “new work shoes.” Well, I did walk out with some very practical nonslip shoes, but also with some new bras from Victoria’s Secret and some bath bombs from Lush. 90 more words



This, and all posts this week are in loving acknowledgement of our children that never got to be and of the dream and life we had to start to let go of on January 31, 2014. 2,760 more words

Living Child-Free

There’s a lot to be said for having only dogs and not human children, but Gentle Reader, I am not the person to crow over someone else’s choice, the same as I ask people not the crow over theirs.   344 more words



Aaaaah I have been waiting for this day for two weeks. DATE NIGHT! -My little cherub as lovely and loveable as she is, is going to spend the night with her Bam Bam ( Gran).  104 more words



I flip stations on the radio even when the radio is off. I’ve learned this about myself. Maybe it is a preconditioned response: that I’m used to having my train of thought change course whenever the station changes ergo I expect to be able to change my train of thought just by the flip of a switch. 369 more words

Apropos Nothing

6 Beautiful And Crucial Life Lessons You Gain From Taking Care Of Children That Are Not Your Own

1. You learn patience that surpasses all normal amounts of patience.

You learn patience in almost everything–waiting for a restaurant meal, sitting at the bus stop, closing your eyes and praying for sleep–but the type of patience you learn in taking care of someone else’s kids is the greatest type of patience. 805 more words