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"I'm going to another family"

May 25, 2009 – 7:59 pm

I’ve decided there are two things saving my sanity right now: a bottle of Drano and the little laundry down by work that will wash and fold for 80 cents a pound. No matter the …

Really? School ends next week?

May 14, 2009 – 10:10 am

How did this happen? How did it get from August to May so quickly?
How can my child be entering the first grade in three months?
But here it is in front of me, and I can …

Mother's Day oops!

May 13, 2009 – 9:47 am

Mother’s Day weekend went off without a hitch, nah one missing item of clothing.
We got up that morning and I made egg bake. Yum! My favorite. Then, rather than jumping up and getting to the …

Happy Mother's Day!

May 8, 2009 – 10:22 am

On Sunday, my family and I will head to our Mother’s Day tradition: In-N’-Out Burger. Don’t laugh! It started three years ago when I had a terrible cold/flu one Mother’s Day weekend and all I …

'When is it Kids' Day?'

May 7, 2009 – 11:24 am

While putting the finishing touches on a picture frame for his grandmother this morning, my 7-year-old son asked, “Mom, when is it Kids’ Day?”
Kids’ Day? Really?
“Every day is kids’ day,” I responded.
I guess I understand …

Building and construction scholarship available

May 7, 2009 – 11:17 am

This information came into the Tribune this week:
The Home Depot Trade Scholarship Program is open to students nationwide currently enrolled in a building and construction trade school program who will be entering into the final …

Bye bye maternity clothes

May 5, 2009 – 10:52 am

Last week, I did it. I gave away my remaining maternity clothes.
I’ve hung onto them for the past four years. My husband and I just could not decide whether or not to add another child …