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There’s a video of my wedding. My mom’s friend, an amateur videographer, recorded it. On it, he asks my mom how I look. She looks at the camera and says, “great.” Her friend Bob says, “You can do better than that.” My mom pauses, bagel midway to her mouth, and smiles. “Beautiful. Just Beautiful.” I [...]

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  Big Girl has the most amazing hair. I say that not just because I am her mother. Seriously. She has thick, red curly hair. The kind you see in magazines and covet for yourself. Except there’s something that you can’t see in those photos: The huge amount of product those girls have in their [...]

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  It was 4 p.m. and I was slathering another coat of sunscreen on my kids when I noticed a woman staring at me. When I made eye contact she shook her head at me and said, “You know it’s 4 o’clock, right? It’s a little late in the day to get a sunburn.” Not [...]

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This week I took Big Girl for a haircut at my favorite salon. We went inside and she went to the sink to get washed. When I was walking over to the other part of the salon — the area where she would be sitting — I noticed a pretty scary sight: a woman sitting [...]

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I work from home. My usual business attire is far from fancy. Today I am wearing a pair of black shorts, my husband’s white t-shirt, glasses, and a hairdo that’s a definite don’t. I get up, get the kids out, and then hit the ground running, especially when I have deadlines looming. (And that’s a [...]

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A woman posted a For Sale on my local Facebook selling group: Naturals Kids Bath Time Finger Paints. Draw designs on wet skin, inside tub, or in bath water for colorful bath time fun. My daughter loves these, especially writing with them or squeezing out swirly designs and making art! For ages 3 & up. [...]

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The Hands Have It

My daily lack of sun exposure makes me stand out — and not in a good way — at my local beach club, but it also has a positive side effect: I get a lot of, “Wow, you look really young.” Makes me feel good, of course, but as careful as I am with my [...]

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Last week I started recording The Dr. Oz Show. I added him to my TiVo To Do list because of something I saw the week before. I was watching The Soup on E! and Joel McHale had a clip about genital age. Seems Dr. Oz has a quiz, which can be found on his website [...]

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