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Sometimes It Hits You Right in the Feels...

“When mothers talk about the depression of the empty nest, they’re not mourning the passing of all those wet towels on the floor, or the music that numbs your teeth, or even the bottle of capless shampoo dribbling down the shower drain. 188 more words

Moms Of Teens

Why I steal grandparents

Anyone who knows me knows that I like to steal grandparents. I don’t literally steal them. It is more of a case of asking you to invite me over when they are there, or turning up at events I know they’re going to be at so I can get the attention and love that only grandparents can give. 402 more words

Monday Motivational Jar 10/19/2015

Hello all! I’m back on another Monday with some motivation out the jar.  This motivation comes from Erma Bombeck, a famous columnist and humorist during the 60/70s.   193 more words


POST 36 Sir or Madam....

…..will you read my book.

Paperback Writer

The Beatles — 1966

If you are a young boy growing up in the 60’s in Chicago and you want to be a hockey player you idolize Hull and Mikita. 395 more words

Quote  #2 Erma Bombeck on Cereal

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It’s too controversial.
Erma Bombeck

When Do I Get to Slumber?

Hi all!

Thrilled to announce that my column, “When Do I Get to Slumber?” is up on the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop page – it’s an excerpt from the parenting collection, … 28 more words


Now Something You'll Really Enjoy, Starring Your Mother


“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. 21 more words

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