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Valentine'$ Day

Valentine’s Day.  It is an overinflated, maniacal, money sucking, nationally-known-but-not-officially-recognized holiday.  Ok, maybe that’s a little harsh, but I can honestly say that if Valentine’s Day was revoked as a ‘holiday’, I wouldn’t shed one tear.  564 more words

Kids And Family


My six-year-old: “Mom, how come you have parents when you and Dad already are parents?”
Me: “Well, we were your age once. And parents are still parents, even after their kids grow up.” And then I started to go into how he also had aunts and uncles. 16 more words

N.R. Allen

'J' is for Germany

For as much as my kids drive me batty, they crack me up too.  Lately, they have been coming up with some pretty funny stuff.  Not only do they say silly things, but sometimes, they end up putting some of them down on paper (like schoolwork, which then makes me not so sure of what the teachers may be thinking about their parents).  515 more words

Kids And Family

The Way I Tend to Be

Being healthy has always (and I mean always-since my teenage years) been a large part of my life.  I have constantly thought about what I eat and about exercising.  792 more words

Kids And Family

You think you had a tough week?

Living in the Cancer’s FU World, there are no such things as dull moments. Just when you think everything is good, it will send you a reminders it may not.   754 more words

Lung Cancer

The Dollhouse

A wedding band.  An aluminum cookie press.  An armoire.  A velvet dress.  A dollhouse.  The list goes on….These are not random items that have caught my eye while shopping.  424 more words

Kids And Family


I got a behind-the-scenes look at two households in action one evening. The first was the household of my new client, the Burbanks. The second was my own. 412 more words

Kids & Family