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My New Year’s Resolution? Talk on the phone

Years ago, if I misbehaved, missed a curfew, or brought home a less than ideal report card, privileges would be taken away. If I was really naughty (so hard to imagine!) I would be grounded. No TV, no friends on the weekend, nothing. Nada. However, the worst punishment by far was when my phone privileges […]

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10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

When I’m flying on an airplane or waiting for my nails to dry, I reach for trashy tabloids for comfort. I get a kick out of reading US Magazine’s “What’s In My Bag” and “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me,” as well as their “Fashion Police” section, and thought it would be fun to […]

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Dropping Your Child Off At College (Without Losing Your Mind)

Dropping your child off at college is one of the biggest milestones of your child’s life and a parent’s day of reckoning – having to let your child go. It’s a day filled with great anticipation, emotion, mixed feelings, and, of course, stress. And it’s your job to make sure it goes smoothly. The key […]

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Throwback Thursday: Got Milk?

Digging around in my closet I found this… My thermos circa 1970s. Oh, how I loved this. Imagine I saved this and not my Barbie collection (probably worth a fortune!). I can almost smell the chocolate milk. My favorite part of lunch in those days. Yes, I was a flower child, and the first girl […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Roundup: Let The Fun Begin

It’s been a busy week my friends. Summer has officially started in our home now that Mini-Me has finished her first year of college (Didn’t we just drop her off??) and my empty nest status is on hiatus until the end of August. Re-entry into “mommy-mode” didn’t take but a day or so for me […]

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Mother’s Day 2013: Pancakes on the ceiling and other stories

Once again it’s that special time of year when we celebrate the moms in our lives – Mother’s Day. Whether you’re the lucky recipient of breakfast in bed (and the unlucky recipient of the messy kitchen that helped create it) or going out and braving the crowds for a delicious, expensive brunch of a place […]

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10 Things Only A Mother Could Say

My funny and beautiful Mom turned 80 this past March. In honor of her on Mother’s day, I would like to share some of her mommy wisdom, once again. Though we didn’t always see eye to eye, her words are worth their weight in gold. Thanks Mom for caring. I love you. 10 Things Only […]

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