Category Archives: Daughters

Paging Dr. Piranha

This weekend, our Biz e-Family headed out amidst the snow and -15 degree wind chill for a little trip to PetSmart. We needed to buy dog food, but it was also an opportunity to get the kids out of the … Continue reading

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The Orange Juice People Understand Me

This afternoon I had an unusual experience. I was watching TV. I can’t remember the last time I actually watched live TV as it was playing in real time.  My life is so crazy that anymore unless it’s a TIVo or DVR … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.21.11

This week’s Biz e-Friday Countdown includes some never-featured-before mom and dad bloggers as well as some old favorites.  In fact, Babble provided the two front-runners! If you missed what’s going on in the parenting blogosphere this week, here are some highlights. 5. Three Ring … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.14.11

It’s week two for the year 2011.  How are those resolutions coming along? If you are too depressed to think about it, take your mind to a happy place and read some of this week’s best parenting blogs on the … Continue reading

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Melt Your Heart

I recently did a story reading for my children’s preschool. It was very special to be able to read to the little ones that are their classmates. There was one particularly adorable moment that I thought was worth sharing. A … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Learning a new language is never an easy thing.  Sure, to some multilinguals, learning a language may come naturally but there are always nuances, figures of speech and idioms that don’t translate across cultures. For instance, when I lived in … Continue reading

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Barfing Baby Onboard

Nothing kills the spirit of a holiday drive to look at neighborhood Christmas lights more than someone barfing in the back seat.  Such was the scene in my minivan last night driving around Dayton. One minute, my children and I … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 12 “Quest for the Perfect Tree”

People place a lot of emphasis around the annual quest for the perfect tree. Factors like “when” you get your tree, “where” you get your tree, “what” kind of tree you buy, “who” goes on the quest and “how” you … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 9 “Baby’s First Curse Word”

I guess I should be impressed that it hadn’t happened sooner. Unlike your child’s first crawl, first steps or first word, there are some milestones that you hope your baby never reaches.  Sex would probably be at the top of … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 7 “Little Full… Lotta Sap”

Everyone has their favorite holiday movie.  Mine is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I quote it whenever possible. There is something about it that I can relate to.  I don’t have an Uncle Eddie who visits in an RV or empties his … Continue reading

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