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Moms: How do you set your priorities during this season of change?

October 1, 2012 – 2:35 pm |

I’m still in shock: How did it become October? How is fall break next week? Where did our summer go?
I haven’t blogged in more than two weeks. So here’s a quick recap: School, work, golf, …

Does fall mean you’re planning a yard sale?

October 12, 2011 – 11:30 am |

My kids are fascinated by the idea of having a yard sale. At least, they’re fascinated in the idea of getting money for selling stuff.
But I’ve never – on my own – put on a …

Goodbye summer, hello favorite

October 4, 2011 – 9:41 pm |

Ah, fall. My favorite time of the year.
I got married in the fall. My husband’s birthday is in the fall. Football starts in the fall!
I love the change. I love the cool weather.
I drool over …

Letting the kids run loose on vacation

October 23, 2009 – 4:35 pm |
Letting the kids run loose on vacation

Last week, I let the kids run loose on the beach in Southern California. They ran to the sand, frolicked in the waves and talked to strangers.
And I wasn’t within arms’ reach of them. In …

Trip planning sometimes includes post-trip chores

October 9, 2009 – 12:06 pm |
Trip planning sometimes includes post-trip chores

Va-ca-tion!
Why does it seem that in the days leading up to vacation, 10,000 things need to be done?
I mean really – and I say this to my fellow moms – must the house be clean? …

The great mommy escape

September 14, 2009 – 10:45 am |
The great mommy escape

On Sunday, my girlfriend and I pulled off “The Great Mom-Me Escape.”
I didn’t even know I was part of the conspiracy to do this (I swear!).
Earlier in the week my son and her son were …