Category Archives: Holidays

If You Tell Your Child About Leprechauns…

If you tell your child about leprechauns, she will ask you if they are people. When you tell her they are little people, she will ask you if they are nice. When she finds out they are nice, she will … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Buy Roses on Valentine’s Day

I don’t mean to sound ungrateful, but Valentine’s Day gifts bore me. I really don’t care for roses as a gift, chocolates aren’t my thing and I always seem to giggle (at the wrong moment) when reading mushy, sentimental cards. I … Continue reading

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2011 Preview – Cheers to a Year of Advances

Happy New Year Biz e-Mom’s Blog readers! I hope you rang in 2011 with some bubbly and with those special to you. I certainly toasted on your behalf to make up for it in case you didn’t. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.31.10

This will be the last Biz e-Friday Countdown of 2010. What a great year of highlights we recapped and enjoyed through reading your special blogs. This week’s best parenting posts include… 5. Motherlode Lisa Belkin’s “A Year of Parenting, 3” … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne – Old Endings, New Beginnings

Most of us are basking in the after-Christmas glow right now. For our family, that means a little sleeping in, eating leftovers and spending our holiday gift cards.  Last night, I finally put our tree to rest and boxed up … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.24.10

This week’s very special Christmas Eve Biz e-Friday Countdown highlights some of the winners of Momversation’s Fresh Voice award – a list of some of the mom blogosphere’s best up and coming talent. I am sharing my favorites because there are … 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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If Your Birthday is a Week Before Christmas…

My birthday is December 18th. Every year that falls exactly a week before Christmas. From an early age, I learned that having a birthday so close to the holidays had its share of disadvantages. That is because… If your birthday … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 11 “The Art of Wrapping”

Normally, I hate wrapping presents.  I have never been good at it because I don’t have the patience. When my mom first taught me how to wrap gifts, she showed me two ways to fold the corners, stressed the importance … Continue reading

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