Category Archives: life

"You’re Worth It!"

To: Parents everywhere From: A  Mom who knows it’s time to face the fact that this needs to be talked about. This past week, we learned about someone in our church who has been accused of sexual abuse.  This just … Continue reading

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Organizing My Basement Week 2

This is what it looked like last Monday And this is what it looks like today. I must confess that I only did 30 minutes instead of 70.  Why you might ask? It must have something to do with 4 … Continue reading

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Getting Married and Staying Married

To:  Anyone Who is Married From:  One who has been married for 12 years now — completely unbelievable–did I spell that right?  I hate when I overanalyze a word and think it looks wrong even when it is spelled completely … Continue reading

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Too Overwhelmed to Organize? Me Too.

To: those of you who are like me.  When a gigantic project lands in your lap, you don’t push it off.  You don’t even touch it with your hands.  You ignore it. …..and ignore it…….and ignore it until one day you … Continue reading

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"Honey, this is what Hell is going to be! I’m so GLAD I’m not going there!"

To:  the nice man in Rainbow Foods at whom I glared menacinglyFrom: a frazzled mom of hoodlums! At 6:00 pm, I decided to take my 4 children to Walgreens and Rainbow to take advantage of Double Coupon Day.  We had eaten … Continue reading

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How to Not Make Money Selling Your Plasma

Because really, that’s what it is.  You aren’t donating  when they pay you for it! First, you ask your non-cousin cousin, Matt (you all remember Matt, right?) if he can come watch the children for approximately 3 hours.  He will … Continue reading

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How to Take A Bike Ride With All Four Children By Yourself In 10 Easy Steps

To: Moms who want to go on a bike ride with their children, who have waited all summer to do it, and who have not had the chance before today–August 8 From: one who has tried The first step is … Continue reading

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