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282 Steps

In an average¬†day, I take¬†about 4,000 steps. If I run on the elliptical machine or engage in a power-shop at the mall, it’s much higher, and on the lazier days, that number shrinks by at least a thousand. I know … Continue reading

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What Jude Said

I often find myself wanting to write posts about my son because he is the central focus of my life. I think about him almost every moment of the day, and he’s the person with whom I spend most of … 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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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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Bear Hugs

While we were in Western PA over the holiday weekend, we came across this in one of the stores we visited: (Don’t ask.) Upon seeing these two bears in mock-action, Jude turned to me and said: “Look, Mommy. Those bears … Continue reading

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Rocking the Commute

No matter what kind of morning/day I’m having, no matter how tired I am or how behind schedule I am or how overwhelmed/stressed I feel, there are certain moments of the day when none of that matters. One of those … Continue reading

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Wearing the Pants

I am honored to be a guest blogger on Ironic Mom today. If you haven’t been reading Leanne’s posts, you obviously don’t like to laugh. She is thoughtful, funny, and insightful, and I was both eager and delighted to contribute … Continue reading

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