Category Archives: pleas from a mama’s heart

How to end a garage sale

To: those who don’t know what the end of a garage sale looks like From: The expert of get-it-out-of-my-house-NOW! This is what your garage sale should look like when it’s all said and done.  This is my front step … Continue reading

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How to Host a Summer Morning Tea Party

To: Moms who want to enjoy the summer with their little girls and even their little boysFrom:  A Mom who sometimes doesn’t but feels like she should. 1.  Talk about a tea party all summer long but keep pushing it … Continue reading

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"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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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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A Not So Good Treat

To Mothers of Toddlers/PreschoolersFrom one who just discovered There are good treats and there are not so good treats.  Usually this information is obvious.  But you would be surprised how often a not so good treat emerges when you first thought, … Continue reading

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Have Lots of Children–it doesn’t matter anyway

To the audience of those who don’t think they want more than one or two kids, I have come to a realization that you may find helpful in your quest for determining if you should have more children.  I’m not … Continue reading

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What is a Maggot?

Praying Dear God, What is a maggot?  And why are they so absolutely disgusting?  I don’t think they are a result of the fall because if my studly husband is right (and he generally is), they are baby flies.  And … Continue reading

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