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Potty training is bullshit. And that frog toilet can go to hell.

Potty training is bullshit. And that frog toilet can go to hell.

I’ve been a mother for 14 years and have 4 children and the only thing I’ve learned is that “they” are pretty much always lying. Everything “they” promise will happen does not actually happen. Breastfed co-sleeping kids are not “clingy.” Sleep-trained kids do not burn puppies. Formula doesn’t crush souls; homeschooling doesn’t create teenagers...

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BreeHester
August 2016 Goals

Aug 8, 2016
August 2016 Goals

July was a great month. The highlight being my super short – super amazing – super fun – trip to London. I need to write an entire post about it because I have a lot to share about the experience. I have been disappointed that I am not British just about my entire life....

KimberlyMichelle
The ‘skinny’ on Skinnygirl

The ‘skinny’ on Skinnygirl

“This post was sponsored by Skinnygirl as part of an Influencer Activation. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” Let me take you on a quick journey of my crazy snacking patterns for a week… It’s 2:55pm on a Friday afternoon. I’ve been working at a steady pace all day, but the weekend is...

Robert's Sister
Making the Most of Stay at Home Respite

Making the Most of Stay at Home Respite

We created another Stay at Home Respite this weekend like we did in Marchwhen actual respite fell through. We decided it was time to do it again.

Dinner out with my sweetie

I am not going to lie: it would be really nice to have a “real” respite....

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Game to 100
Reflections on a photo in my father’s scrapbook

Aug 8, 2016
Reflections on a photo in my father’s scrapbook

My sister Fran sent me a photo from one of the many family scrapbooks that my father had kept. It’s a basketball action shot from my days at Van Buren High School in Queens. The picture ran in the school … Continue reading

KimberlyMichelle
Spring break 2016: dc (part two)

Spring break 2016: dc (part two)

On Thursday morning, we woke up bright and early (and grabbed some Dunkin’ Donuts of course!) and headed to Congress! We had gone through the process of requesting tours with our local Congresswoman, Doris Matsui (CA-6), back in...

Mr. Andrew Bradley
I forgot …

I forgot …

I've been living the Napa life, which also means I've been in Orange County a few times (including once with family ... we even took a Duffy Boat ride in Balboa Bay), and, of course, have had some fabulous food and wine. I've been fortunate enough to e...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: August 6th – 7th

Weekend Top 10: August 6th – 7th

Enjoy live music at a CONCERT IN THE PARK in Fair Oaks. Friday FREE Watch the Fratello Marionettes bring beloved characters to life in MOTHER GOOSE LAND at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday Meet firefighters, tour Station 7 and climb on a fire truck during a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Build a...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Health Benefits of Coconut During Pregnancy

Aug 4, 2016
Health Benefits of Coconut During Pregnancy

Hybrid Rasta Mama

In tropical countries all over the world, coconuts have long been praised as having fertility and pregnancy enhancing properties. In India, for example, a woman hoping to conceive will go to her priest for a special coconut; Thai babies receive, as their first solid food, three spoonfuls of soft coconut...

Banana Moments
My two cents 08-04-16

Aug 4, 2016
My two cents 08-04-16

Shame_kills_communication_2My faith tells me that the gift of intelligent life and free will requires me to carefully examine my thoughts, because that is where pride starts: in a lofty thought which may be subtle and reinforced by society. Being successful in the culture of man, does not begin with...

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