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I’m tired today. Tired of being the one who had to tell a group of parents not to bring snacks with food dyes or high fructose corn syrup to our meetings. I just couldn’t deal with the fallout of those two ingredients, which made the group bounce off the walls. I’m fairly sure those who […]

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I got an email today from the class mom. Here it is in an edited form: We will be having a small St. Patrick‚Äôs Day celebration in class during snack time on [date omitted]. We will be providing green bagels for this event and the teacher will be bringing in Irish soda bread. We will […]

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I was in Target the other day shopping for Valentine’s Day cards for Little Girl. (Big Girl got more expensive, infinitely cooler cootie catcher cards.) As we were walking past an endcap, Little Girl spotted fishies, asking me to buy them. Knowing that the Pepperidge Farm pretzel Goldfish are one of my husband’s favorites, I […]

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Dear Woman at My Resort, I really appreciate you apologizing so profusely when, out of the blue, your 20-month-old went postal on my 2-year-old and smacked her as we passed by. I really do. I wasn’t that fazed by it, actually. Kids are kids. They do nutty things. And I didn’t think a second thought […]

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