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Recipe for Raising a Teenager

Ingredients: Loving Parents (quantity and flavors may vary) Stable environment (size and locations may vary) A pinch of patience A dash of defiance (I am so not in denial) A sprinkle of spunk And a big dollop of LOVE (the fresh kind works best)  

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The Negotiator

There are many careers that require great negotiation skills. Such as a lawyer, or a marriage counselor. Real estate agents and personal recruiters need great negotiating skills. Oh, and of course, hostage negotiators (which is what I often feel like). I am proud to say

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At Least Is Ain’t My Kid…CRAP

  Leonid Mamchenkov via Compfight During the school year, I used to teach preschool. I was a certified preschool teacher (You didn???t know that did you?) People had to trusted me with their children. That???s a good feeling, most of the time. There are some

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Fangirling Is A Rite Of Passage

It was about seven years ago that I sat all bleary eyed, with throbbing feet from walking in a Puerto Rican Day Parade. As I sat I ??thought about my children???s childhood compared to my own. At the time, I was working on my first

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Death By Meatloaf

See this pretty meatloaf?               Yeah, I didn???t make it. Thank you, Pixaby Images. I tried for years to perfect my meatloaf making expertise. I mean it???s the all-American Go To Meal, right? Can I really don my nifty,

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You Might be A Mother If

I don???t care if you???re Nicole Richie, Angelina Jolie, Tina Fey, or well, any of us! There are some quirks of motherhood that are unavoidable and we are just happy that we recognize them in ourselves and each other (admitting you have a problem is

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Names Have Power, Even the Funny Ones

“Names have power.???~Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief If you have a blog or website of your own, odds are you spent a good amount of time choosing a name. The name you use can say a lot about you and your content with just a

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Motherhood: And Then my Heart Burst…

In the early days of motherhood, there are lots of ups and downs, lots of learning experiences. Some of these experiences are inspiring while others are???humiliating??? Here is a story from the earlier years of my journey in mothering, about 12 years ago. I blew

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The Games We Play

Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science. ~Bruno Bettelheim Raising kids can be a blast, right? (Right?) I mean, you get to play with bubbles, sidewalk chalk, go the movies to see the latest Disney/Pixar movie and no one will

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