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Nervous Mommy: 1st Day of School

Oh my!  I couldn’t sleep last night. I gave myself a mani and pedi, experimenting with a brand new color: Essie – Trophy Wife! I thought that would relax me…or at least make me feel like a super sexy # 303 more words


Momma, You Can Do This.

I was going to title this post, “Someday you’ll look back and long for these days, and other bull&%$.” But, swearing’s not really my thing. 884 more words

Permission to Grieve When Your Children Go Away to College

By Lisa Athan (Open Post)
This is a reader contribution to Patch.


I remember four years ago August very clearly. The focus was on my oldest daughter Carly going off to college. 1,306 more words


Never Say Never

It’s not everyday you pick up poop with your bare hands. Unless you’re a mom that is.

That’s right folks. I picked up a piece of poop with my bare hand today. 1,139 more words


The Paper Caper

The van rolled to a stop in the shadows, far from the spill of street lamps and the glare of nosy neighbors. Silently, stealthily, the van’s occupants spilled out, dashing into the dark, staying close to the tree line, creeping behind shrubs and hedges, hiding from prying eyes. 807 more words

First week of school and birthday for momma

This was my very first day off in seven days with school and work. Boy was I exhausted. Randy and I slept the whole time we were at my house, breaking only to go on a date to a sushi house and sweet frog. 386 more words

Day 1 is tomorrow!!!

Since March of this year I have been contemplating homeschooling. I’ve taken my daughter’s wishes into consideration and tried to get her into the school that she wanted. 218 more words