Archive for the ‘Yahoo Shine’ Category

 

Check me out on Yahoo!

Posted by Laurie on May 9th, 2012
filed in Yahoo Shine

My latest for Yahoo (yes, I’m a Parenting Guru; stop laughing)! Take a moment to click on it, if you please. Make them think somebody reads my stuff over there Oh, and if you live near me, I can totally explain the summer of the doorbell ditching.
Click here for the story!

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I am a Princess (if I say it enough, it will be true)

Posted by Laurie on February 8th, 2012
filed in Yahoo Shine, motherhood, parenting

Yes, I am a freaking princess, even if it is only in my (dyed) blond head. I can prove it. Check out my latest for Yahoo! Shine and see for yourself
Parenting Guru: Got Fairytales?

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I wish I had learned Spanish…

Posted by Laurie on June 30th, 2011
filed in Yahoo Shine, parenting

A new post out on Yahoo Shine from me! Take a look, make a comment. Feel free to give Manic Motherhood some love.
I’m having a little trouble with my teenager. You see, I was apparently elected Spanish teacher for the summer. Sadly, I do not speak Spanish, which makes teaching it difficult. Well, I know [...]

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Thanks, teachers and coaches

Posted by Laurie on June 28th, 2011
filed in Yahoo Shine, motherhood, parenting

It’s been busy here in the Manic house. Mainly I am busy, while Junior sleeps in, hangs with friends and tries to avoid chores. Ah, the joys of summer. Anyway, between acting as a shuttle service for the dogs, teenagers and shockingly, myself, I managed to write…nothing. But I have this post, which I like [...]

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Dear first crush…thanks for the memories

Posted by Laurie on February 11th, 2011
filed in Yahoo Shine

This was a post originally written for Yahoo’s Shine. The assignment was to write a letter to our first crush.
Dear D,
For years, you were the man of my dreams. You were skinny and I believe rather short and you constantly had a stream of mucus running from your nose, but I loved you. I [...]

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Go ahead: steal my blog

Posted by Laurie on February 6th, 2011
filed in Yahoo Shine

From time to time, people steal blog entries–shocking, I know. But anyway, today I found a blog entry of mine, 5 Things I want my teen to know on another website. It’s been rewritten. And honestly, it’s freaking hysterical just because of the language they used. I  especially love the way they changed “I’ve never [...]

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5 things I wish for my teen

Posted by Laurie on January 20th, 2011
filed in Yahoo Shine, motherhood, parenting, teen

This post was originally written for Yahoo’s Shine, a place where people post blogs and chat and whatnot and where they have inexplicably made me a parenting guru. The assignment was to write about 5 things we wish for our kids.

As the parent of a teen, I feel like I have very little time [...]

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