Can we just enjoy the fecking moment?

Last night, driving home, there was a house lit up in Christmas lights. Christmas. Lights. It’s still October people. And we have two holidays between today and Christmas. On Facebook, I’m seeing all these countdowns, usually with Will Farrell’s Elf dude in the meme about how it’s only so many weekends until Christmas!!!! (extra exclamation…

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How to get Maura out of bed quickly

Step one – Tell her it’s the day she can wear her costume to school. Step two – watch as she leaps out of bed and mows down anything in her path to get to said costume. Step three – wave goodbye to the happy girl in the ridiculous Twilight Sparkle costume that you scored…

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I have to make a teal pumpkin

A couple weeks ago, a friend of mine posted about how she cried when kid-safe candy was found for her kids.  Another day on Facebook, a friend dealing with a very rare disorder shared the fears and frustrations of raising kids on a limited diet.  I remember when another friend’s son had his first anaphylactic reaction…

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