Archive for July, 2009


Never Trust a Movie Rating

Posted by Laurie on July 31st, 2009
filed in motherhood, parenting

Recently, I took my son to the movies. Now you’d think an innocent outing like that wouldn’t end up in a frank talk about sex, but it is 2009.
Of course, according to my mother, it used to be that you actually looked at a rating on a movie and knew whether it was appropriate to [...]

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Family Vacations are not for the Faint of Heart

Posted by Laurie on July 17th, 2009
filed in motherhood, parenting

About once a year, Hubby and I like to do this thing we call “the family vacation.” I don’t know if you’ve ever taken a family vacation, but trust me when I say that if there’s family involved, it isn’t really a vacation.
That aside, we took a family vacation this year and, like most vacations, [...]

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Exercise is Bad for Me

Posted by Laurie on July 14th, 2009
filed in Uncategorized, motherhood, parenting

This summer I decided to do some monumentally stupid. I joined a gym with Junior. Now, I really thought this would be a good thing. After all Junior has wanted to join a gym for a year or so. And frankly, my butt is the size of a small naval vessel so I probably could [...]

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Hello, My Name is Laurie and I’m Addicted to Facebook

Posted by Laurie on July 7th, 2009
filed in Facebook, Uncategorized

Dear Friends and Family,
I’m sorry to tell you that the intervention you staged a few months ago isn’t working. Yes, it’s true; I am still addicted to Facebook.
Oh, I know I told you that I only stayed on Facebook to catch up with old friends and keep in contact with new ones. I know I [...]

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