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Another Hairbrained Idea

With warm weather and swimsuit season just around the corner, I have been a little bit more motivated than usual to get myself into a workout routine. Actually, getting into a routine is not my problem.  Staying in the routine … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bowl: Moms, Kids and Public Restrooms

What is it about commercial toilet rolls and paper towel dispensers? We have had these things around for decades, but for some reason the manufacturers just can’t get it right. What is the problem? It’s bad enough you have to … Continue reading

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Listen to My Radio Interview Tonight

Instead of my normal blog post format, today I want to let everyone know that tonight (in just a couple of hours) I will be interviewed by Melissa Lierman on BlogTalkRadio at 9:00 p.m. (Eastern time) for the I Love Authors broadcast. … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Potty Started

Potty training is a humbling experience. Until I had kids of my own, it’s safe to say that I never thought I would see the day when at 7:00 in the morning I’d be dressed in my corporate power suit … 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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Throwing Baby at Glass? Desperate Attempt at Super Bowl Ad

I like to think I have a sense of humor and it usually takes a lot to offend me.  But, I have to say that last night’s Super Bowl ad by HomeAway.com was a desperate attempt to be outrageous and get … Continue reading

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The Battle of Bedtime

55 hours 21 minutes and 6 seconds. That’s about how long I have figured my life has been wasted in the Battle of Bedtime, a sport that is gaining popularity in our house.  My son, Biz e-Baby2, is going for the … 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 4 “Two Trees or Not Two Trees? That is the Question.”

The other day I was explaining to a coworker that I had two Christmas trees. I have my family tree which has the sentimental mishmash of ornaments from places we’ve traveled, from friends as gifts, or from holiday craft attempts.  … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 3 “The Girl Who Looked Like a Boy”

Last weekend, I had a wonderful time decorating the Christmas tree with my daughter.  Although she’s only three, it was the first time that she and I actually had a mature mother-daughter bonding moment.  She was even helpful (to some … Continue reading

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