Archive for 2010

 

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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Holiday Questions from a Dog

Posted by Laurie on December 18th, 2010
filed in dogs from hell, motherhood, parenting

Hello, it’s Kirby the dog. For those that don’t know me, I live with the Manic Motherhood family. I am not No-no Lulu. I am actually smart. Anyway, each year, I write a holiday blog for the female human.  You know, this is a lot harder to do than you’d think. I mean, it’s very [...]

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Toddler Tuesday: Christmas and the Hot Toy

Posted by Laurie on December 14th, 2010
filed in motherhood, parenting

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…unless you are a stressed-out parent searching for this year’s must-have holiday toy. Oh, don’t deny it. We’ve all been that mom. The mom who frantically searches stores and stands in queues at 4 AM and does internet searches for that one, hot, perfect toy that will make [...]

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Holiday Photos: The Good, the Bad, the Fake

Posted by Laurie on December 10th, 2010
filed in motherhood, parenting, teen

It is officially the holiday season (and when I say “official” I have to say again that I mean that it’s December, rather than July which is when all the stores would like you to think the holiday season begins).  Anyway, besides the fact that it is December, I know that it is officially the [...]

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Holiday Parking, or How Not to Run Over Grandma

Posted by Laurie on December 6th, 2010
filed in motherhood, parenting

Surprise, the holidays are nearly here. Oh, let’s be honest, we’ve been seeing trees and ornaments since July, so it’s not like the holidays are suddenly here and everyone is shocked and wondering where summer went. Anyway fortunately for you, I am here to warn you about a horror that is about to happen. No, it [...]

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Flashback Friday: Yes, Junior, There is a Santa Claus

Posted by Laurie on December 3rd, 2010
filed in Flashback Friday, motherhood, parenting

It’s Flashback Friday again and since I’m expecting family for the weekend, haven’t decorated the stupid tree and still have laundry piled from the floor to the ceiling…we have this little ditty from when Junior was 7. You know, I love doing these. It’s like Junior is little again. I’m almost surprised after I post [...]

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Toddler Tuesday: TV can be Useful

Posted by Laurie on November 30th, 2010
filed in motherhood, parenting

Toddler Tuesday, where I relive Junior as a little kid. When life was easier, the tantrums were just for show and he wasn’t too big to sit in the time-out chair.
I’m not much of a TV person.
If that doesn’t seem like a big deal to you, consider this: I come from a family of [...]

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