Tag Archives: love

National Hugging Day

Today is National Hugging Day. I know this because it’s listed on Jude’s school calendar next to a graphic of Snoopy hugging Woodstock. So it’s totally legit. I’m looking at you, National Chocolate Cake Day. I was reading an article earlier … Continue reading

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This Time Last Year

The other day, I received an email from Amazon.com. I was sitting in a car dealership, waiting for a shuttle to take me to work while my car was being inspected/repaired. I get so much junk email from the various … Continue reading

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The Icing

On what was to be the coldest day in decades in our corner of Pennsylvania, I decided to keep Jude home from school so we could hang out and cuddle. I am still on holiday break, and though I want … 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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