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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 Facebook friend posted a link to the story about Lego’s cat-calling sticker. For anyone who missed it: Josh Stearns, a dad of two little boys posted photos of some really stupid LEGO stickers on his Tumblr account. One of them depicted a LEGO construction worker waving and shouting “HEY BABE!” He couldn’t understand why [...]

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Where the Boys Are

I have a friend who has two kids under the age of four and a baby on the way. Some afternoons she sits in front of the nursery school — the same one that her son and my daughter attends — while her youngest naps. I am slightly envious, especially since she gets a whole [...]

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Little Girl has been asking to play soccer for about a year now, as unbelievable as that sounds. We’d drive past the field and she’s squeal and ask me to stop the car. Now that she’s three, I decided to sign her up for a local program. We recently had our first session. She was [...]

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Grumpy. Yeah, that’s a great description of how I feel, at 1:34 in the morning. I’m sitting here. Supposed to be finishing a 1,500-word article. Instead, I am seething over the fact that I had to do three loads of laundry today. And hubby only did one. Well, he only ever does one. (And before [...]

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Let’s get this out of the way: I normally do not like skirts or dresses. I don’t like wearing stockings. It’s really hard for me to find dresses that work with my body type, and skirts are ehh. You have to worry about how you sit, where you sit and whether or not you’ve shaved [...]

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