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You can look, but don’t touch

People do a lot of things that annoy me. Wearing nude pantyhose (unless you’re a flight attendant, which, even in that case, is still pretty unacceptable), talking loudly on a cell phone when in a public place (dude, check if – you are not the most important person on Earth, and no one wants to […]

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Breaking Up Is (n’tso) Hard To Do

Cindy from Colorado writes:“I loved your post ‘How You DoinҒ on how meeting other moms is like dating – it’s so true! Have you ever had a Mom ‘breakup’? I just did, and it was pretty uglyŔ Oh, Cindy, I’m feelin’ you, girl. As previously written, when you’re a new mom, you’ll soon realize that […]

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Functional Filing System

My goal for myself this year being; To go through everything we have and bring it to order’. Tackling the paper issues in January makes the most sense to me as I want to have all of last year collected, filed away, and ready for tax preparation before I start adding 2022′s info. I have […]

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What Should I Become?

Last night, my son and my daughter had to pick their courses for high school for next year. My daughter had the toughest time because at 17 she still does not know what she wants to do for a career. No big deal – who knows what they want to become at 17? She will […]

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6 Rules for Putting Together Your “Forever” Wardrobe

What is a “forever” wardrobe? A mix of pieces that will stand the test of time. You will want to build your “forever” wardrobe over time and have it stocked with well-tailored, professional clothing for those job fairs and interviews, as well as for just looking well-kept and put-together. These are a few things over […]

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Cranberyy-Sauce Bread

My husband was so kind to do the shopping for me this week, you know the last-minute stuff you just think you won’t survive without for the Thanksgiving meal. I had a list…he didn’t use it, so I ended up with a few things I really didn’t want. One of those things was canned cranberry […]

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How to Choose a Baby Name

Choosing your baby’s name is quite a responsibility; not only will your selection be judged by nearly everyone who hears it, but you’re also making a choice that will literally define your child. Between the pressures of pleasing family, honoring relatives and finding a name on which you and your spouse agree, picking baby’s name […]

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Sex, Love and Parenthood

ModdedMomma: Every parent needs to read your book. It would be a great gift with the purchase of a stroller.Esther Perel: If every time you buy a stroller, you get a book that reminds you of another focus that you are likely to forget at that time, that would be incredible. ModdedMomma: You are so […]

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Moving Sucks

Apologies for the lack of recent posts. I am not gone, only in moving hell. We moved into our new house last Tuesday and are still surrounded by boxes, which is good because we have entire rooms that are devoid of furniture. Unless the cardboard box look will be championed by Domino magazine (if you […]

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Can you speak “nanny”?

In the Home & Garden section of the New York Times, there’s an article called “How to Speak Nanny”. The piece highlights the all-too-often communication breakdowns that can occur between mom and caregiver and discusses why the mom/nanny relationship – especially ones in New York City – often involve a certain degree of strife. As […]