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I am not a big fan of Girl Scout cookies, although they are a little better this year. No more high fructose corn syrup or artificial colorings, but they still use palm oil. Anyway, last year I wrote about how, as a Girl Scout leader, I find this time of year very challenging. Yes, I […]

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I haven’t really been writing too much about my personal life for a variety of reasons, but I’m jumping back into the personal stuff now — at least for today. It’s been pretty well documented that I am, despite the way I act and what I do for a living, a very shy person. For […]

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Be a Friend to Make a Friend

Today is a snow day here in New York. Hubby got up and, because he takes a train to work, was able to go off to the city. Me? I was at home with both kids. No babysitters in sight. We did a bunch of stuff to keep busy and have fun. I had Big […]

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The View from My Window

It’s cold here in New York — too cold for a two-year-old who doesn’t like gloves or hats. This is why, every morning this month, I’ve sending Big Girl out to the bus stop by herself. Ever the helicopter parent, I park myself in front of the window so I can watch her obsessively until […]

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I Am Not a Bitch

My husband, who read my last blog post, asked me to take it down. His words: “She hasn’t been in school a day and you have passed judgment on it, her classmates, and the families and values of every person who sends their children to public school. The only person who sounds like a stuck […]

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