Archive for May, 2011


Ear piercings and letting the baby grow into a man

Posted by Laurie on May 11th, 2011
filed in motherhood, parenting, teen

“To pierce or not to pierce, that is the question.”
I’ve been having a bit of an internal struggle. Well, maybe not entirely internal, since I tend to either blog about my feelings or scream about them. But anyway, I’m having a bit of a struggle. Specifically, I am struggling with allowing my baby to grow [...]

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Equal Time: Hats from the Derby

Posted by Laurie on May 9th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do

Remember a week or so ago, when we had all the hats from the Royal Wedding? Well, it’s not the Royal Wedding, but we Americans have our own hat-o-riffic event, the Kentucky Derby.
I don’t know much about the Derby. I believe it has something to do with horse racing. I’m not a big fan of [...]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by Laurie on May 8th, 2011
filed in motherhood

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone who hangs out in this little corner of the web. If you are a mom, here’s a hug (()), I think. Actually I don’t know what the emoticon is for hugging. Anyway, if you aren’t a mom, what the heck are you sitting here for? Go find a mom and [...]

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Lessons in Mommyhood from Mom and Grandma

Posted by Laurie on May 6th, 2011
filed in motherhood

I have my mother and my grandmother to thank for making me a mom. I know that sounds impossible—but if it weren’t for their love and guidance, I’d be a sniveling mess of a mother with a child running wild in the streets. (OK, if you are my neighbor, this is the part where you [...]

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Thanks, Mom

Posted by Laurie on May 4th, 2011
filed in Uncategorized, motherhood

Sunday is traditionally the day we all act nice to our mothers. I say that because, as I have learned the hard way, you never really appreciate a parent until you are one. You see, I used to think my mother was an old-fashioned busy body who wanted nothing more than to teach me her [...]

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