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Loud and Demanding Children

If you’ve read my About page, then you know I have “loud, demanding” children, but just how loud and how demanding has probably never entered your imagination, which is why I began this year with the goal of reading every … Continue reading

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Ten Time-Savers for Overwhelmed Mothers

If you sometimes get overwhelmed like I do, here are some tried and true methods for coping: #10:  Go to bed later #9:  Get up earlier.#8:  Put down the magazine article with “time-saving” recipes.  First of all, those recipes require a trip … Continue reading

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Stamping Out The Demons

Children are such vexing creatures because they are half angel, half demon.  And whose job is it to stamp out the demon and bring forth the angel?  The mother’s, of course.  There’s no one better suited for it.  She provides … Continue reading

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Talented Sleeper

Chief among my mothering skills is my talent for sleeping.  I learned this skill in college—the only part of my college education so far that has applied to my career as a mother.I was a devoted student back in college … Continue reading

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