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Seriously, how hard is it to get a kid to brush his teeth?

Posted by Laurie on April 25th, 2011
filed in Uncategorized

I hate tooth brushing. Oh, I didn’t always hate dental hygiene. Sure, there was that time between birth and adolescence when I didn’t think it was as important as say, daydreaming about marrying Jon Bon Jovi—but I didn’t always hate brushing my teeth.
Maybe I hate it now because I’ve spent the past 15 years yelling [...]

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Pottery Barn, mossy balls and why I don’t do crafts

Posted by Laurie on March 7th, 2011
filed in Uncategorized, Weird things I do

My name is Laurie and I have a secret love. Oh, yes, I do. And every couple of weeks, my secret love comes to my house. And I take my secret love and I sit in the tub with my secret love, sipping wine and dreaming of how my life could be if my secret [...]

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Happy Holidays!

Posted by Laurie on December 23rd, 2010
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Happy Holidays to everyone. I’ll be off spreading Christmas cheer with family. But I’ll be back before New Year’s Day with some new stuff. Hope your home is filled with the joy of the season–or at least a nice peppermint martini.

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Hey New Friends!

Posted by Laurie on October 27th, 2010
filed in Uncategorized

So the response from the Yahoo! article has been overwhelming to say the least! I’m trying to get through all of the comments–and trust me, one day I will. In the meantime, thank you for visiting and making my day with your comments.
And yeah, sadly, my website lacks a LIKE button. This is what happens [...]

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The Eternal Question…Why?

Posted by Laurie on October 27th, 2010
filed in Uncategorized, motherhood, parenting, teen

There is a word that parents hate. It’s ironic, really. I mean, most of us actually teach our children the word and then live to regret it. And that word is “why.”
Once a child learns the word “why,” you can pretty much guarantee that the parents of said child will soon be driven insane. This [...]

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Back to School! Yay!

Posted by Laurie on September 17th, 2010
filed in Uncategorized

There’s magic in the air this week. All around, you can see parents with a lilt in their step and a song in their hearts. Because this is the most wonderful time of the year.

Yes, it’s Back to School. And frankly, I could not be more overjoyed.

Oh, please. Stop judging. Even those perfect parents who [...]

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Happy Holidays

Posted by Laurie on December 22nd, 2009
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Manic Motherhood is a little wild right now, what with all the checking of lists, burning of cookies and beating up weaker shoppers at the mall. So I’ll be back around the new year. Have a great holiday!

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