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All it takes is a dead mouse…..

While I like to consider myself computer literate, I also am a creature of habit. Years ago, when I made the switch from a desktop to a laptop, I owned the biggest laptop around because I still wanted the numbers on the right side not just up top where I never learned to use them.… Continue reading All it takes is a dead mouse…..

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The greatest lesson we forget to teach

Parents are actually human beings too Seems silly at first but it’s actually really profound (If I do say so myself) Think about it for a moment. Why would they think of us that way? We have them and we are totally responsible for everything in their lives We feed them, clothe them, take care… Continue reading The greatest lesson we forget to teach

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Sometimes you just need to kick your own…………..

Yup ass….. I need a shot of grateful.  Some days you just need to shift your own focus when you don’t have someone else around you to snap you out of it. So in no particular order – I am grateful for: Coffee – well it is morning after all & I really am grateful… Continue reading Sometimes you just need to kick your own…………..

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the ‘joys’ of motherhood…..part 1 of the rest of my life…..

Here is some of the fine print you never see… –          At the beginning of this journey you don’t sleep because they don’t sleep You may get a little time in the middle when your kids actually start sleeping but no worries, sleep will elude you again soon, when they decide to do things at… Continue reading the ‘joys’ of motherhood…..part 1 of the rest of my life…..

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No worries Mother of the Year, my plaque has been on back order for 15 years…

So I had a good day.  Among other things, I get a text message from my 10th grader (who is not supposed to text in school) to tell me she rocked her report card. Awesome and butt saving since she appears never to have homework so I threaten her (like any good mother will) that… Continue reading No worries Mother of the Year, my plaque has been on back order for 15 years…

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Alice? Hazel? Rosey the robot?

While I am trying to learn how I have changed, what things I still like and enjoy and what I don’t, I have a clear understanding one at least one thing.  I HATE CLEANING!  I have never liked it and never will. I like clean, I want things to be clean.  I want my house… Continue reading Alice? Hazel? Rosey the robot?