Monthly Archives: January 2011

Moment of the Week – 24

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I Just Know

My kids are only two and a half, and already I find myself saying “I just know” on a daily basis.  But not to the kids.  To the other adults around me. It’s a strange phenomenon, knowing something is going … Continue reading

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Being a Mother is Easy

Being a stay at home mom is easy.  That’s what this comedian tells me, and he would know. (Bill Burr on being a mother.  Caution – adult language.) I admit, I laughed out loud at this bit.  It’s true, in … Continue reading

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Grocery Game-plan

Grocery shopping is always a crap shoot over here.  The babies know they have me captive because when we go to the grocery store, we have things we need to get before we leave. They know I won’t leave until … Continue reading

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The Circular Journey

It’s recently come to light that it will soon be time for me to become part of the workforce again.  You would think this would be great news, since I never really yearned to leave the workforce in the first … Continue reading

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Farewell, Dear Mama

We are gathered here today, good friends, to lay to rest the beloved, the cherished, “mama.”  She truly brought joy to all who encountered her, and gladdened the hearts of the family constantly around her. I remember the time before … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 23

The babies play their first make-believe game.  “Boots and Diego” cross the “river.” http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/01/moment-of-week-23.html

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Toddler Tricks – 23

Ways to Trick your Baby: Problem:  It’s 10 p.m.  Your kids are playing in their room — giggling, jumping around, squealing, the whole bit.  They’re happy, at least, but they really need to get to sleep.  No matter how many … Continue reading

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A Hot (Cereal) Mess

Say what you must about the nutrional value of Gerber hot cereal baby mixes, but at least they are easy.  A few scoops of sawdust-like material, a splash of milk, microwaved for a perfect 47 seconds, and you’ve got yourself … Continue reading

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Our Twilight-Zone Odyssey

It had just started to snow when we packed the twins and some provisions in the car and headed to New Bedford.  The journey took us two hours on a normal day, but the incoming storm hardly impacted our drive … Continue reading

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