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I Love You to Death

“Needless to say, mom was pleasantly surprised to learn that the card her daughter made her was not a death threat… but in fact, an early Mother’s Day card.” Happy early Mother’s Day to all of you moms out there.  May your special day be murdurously great.

Bring it on, Tooth Fairy. Bring it on.

It’s amazing how much hubub we parents make about our children’s teeth. It begins even before they make an appearance, actually. “She’s teething,” we say to onlookers in the restaurant, as we try to explain her unusual fussiness. We give them cold washcloths and teething rings to gnaw on.  We rub Baby Orajel on their…

My High-Spirited Girl

She has always been my high-spirited child. And, yes.  That has always been our more politically-correct way of saying she’s all fire and ice. From the moment she came into this world, she made her presence known.  With a vengeance. She was the tiny little bundle that screamed, almost non-stop, for the first four months…

The Irony of Vomit

The Irony:  Last week, I was thinking to myself, “I need to take the kids in for their flu shots.”  It had been on my to-do list since earlier in the fall, along with a lot of other items.  But I put it off (like most of the other items on my to-do list), and…

We thought we had time…

We thought we had a few more years until it all started. The love notes.  Names of boys doodled on scrap pieces of paper.  Talk about boyfriends and girlfriends. “She’s only in Kindergarten,” I thought, naively.  But I had no idea how early it started. I thought I had plenty of time before my hair…

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