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All He Needed to Know He Learned From Spongebob

I forget how the conversation began, but somehow the topic of marriage surfaced while running errands around town with my kids.  My youngest chimed in first, I have friends that are girls, but not girlfriends, he said.  I assured him … Continue reading

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It’s a Hard Knock Life….For Them

The last time we had a full day confined to the house because of heavy rainfall, I asked my kids to do some extra chores.  Nothing drastic, it just seemed like a lot because they are not used to doing … Continue reading

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Batter Up!

This baseball season is coming to an end and I have to say that it makes me sad.  Sure, its been like a juggling act trying to get to two games at different parts of town at the same time … Continue reading

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It’s All a Matter of Perspective

  This morning I continued my search for the ever elusive bicycle pump in my garage of horrors.  My little guy ventured out onto the driveway to ride his scooter and within seconds he was running at me with the fear … Continue reading

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Hey there, Boo Boo!

The youngest of my bunch is just about finished with Kindergarten.  Every day he comes home with things for me to ooh and aah over that he has completed at school.  On Wednesdays the class has “technology” which basically consists … Continue reading

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Osama, Obama Word To Your Mama Drama

  It started with a late night phone call from my sister who sounded disturbed.  She said that Osama Bin Ladin had been killed.  I was still half asleep and replied “What? Obama?” “No” She said “Osama, not Obama.  Obama … Continue reading

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Excuse me?!?!?!

  There are some things I cannot stand.  One is the sound that the Morton Salt container makes when you open the aluminum spout, another the pissy little brat who works at the counter where I buy my make-up at the mall and … Continue reading

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Birds, Bees, Therapy and Cookies

  Yesterday, my son had the awkward experience of attending the Robert Crown Center for Health Education.  All kids in the 5th grade that attend public school here in Orland Park go unless you specifically request that they do not.  My eldest … Continue reading

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Little Birdie

This morning, as I was peacefully making my coffee, a shrill scream comes from my daughter’s room  followed by “MOM!  Come quick!”.  Of course I panicked and thrust myself down the hallway towards her room like a madwoman fearing the worst.  … Continue reading

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Summa Summa Summatime!!

Today the temperatures are forecasted to reach 85 degrees!  I am excited, even if tomorrow the temps will only reach into the 50’s.  I want to openly thank Mother Nature for blessing us with this day of warmth. 

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