Tag Archives: happy

You Say Goodbye, and I Say Hello

It was two days after Christmas, and I was tired of baked ziti. I know. What sort of a person gets tired of baked ziti? But three days in a row of it, and I needed to get out of … Continue reading

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Looking Stupid in My Backwards Time Machine

Like a lot of people, I spend too much time living in the past. Like maybe slightly less of those people, much of that rehashing is spent obsessing about things I can’t change and that probably don’t matter all that … Continue reading

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Ready for Merry

It’s Christmas Eve! It’s Christmas Eve! Forget what I said yesterday. I AM psyched! So is Jude–he woke up at seven am after a night of little, interrupted sleep. When I told him he needed more rest, he said: “I … Continue reading

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Holiday Breakin’

In case you were wondering, this is what it feels like to submit final grades: Holiday break is officially here, and I am psyched–if not a little delirious. May the stress-induced cookie eating stop and the all-night dance party begin. … Continue reading

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I’m a Damn Good Mom. So are You.

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across quite a few blogs wherein the mom-authors fess up to their mediocre parenting skills. I’ve seen these on the Huffington Post and shared all over Facebook, and I admire the authors’ … Continue reading

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How Not to Spend My Birthday

For three years in a row, I’ve ruined my own birthday by being mopey and melancholy. Part of the problem is that I feel pressure to pack in as many fun things as possible so that it feels like I’ve … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving with My Mini-Me

When I was pregnant, I worried about how I would feel about my baby after he arrived. “What if I don’t love him?” I said to my mom in confidence. “You’ll love him. You’ll see,” she said. “How do you … Continue reading

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