Category: Humor

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Potty Training: The Milestone That Will Never Happen

By Guest Blogger Marie Hunkele, author of  The Lunchbox Memoirs There is an ongoing saga going on right now in my home, and it is about to be my undoing. It’s called...

Miss Manners

By Kelly Hines I’m a stickler for table manners. I am not like the nuns under whose tutelage my mother-in-law was raised; I don’t rap knuckles with rulers or forbid...

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We Have a New Baby!

By Katie Moosbrugger Well, sort of. I mean, she is a baby…but not a baby baby. But right now she’s the baby in our house and we’re doting on her as...

Dr. Google

By Kelly Hines It’s Sunday morning, and I’m doing the Sunday morning shuffle – tying shoes and brushing hair and zipping dresses and telling my son that no, no...

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I Used To Be Smart

By Kelly Hines I used to be smart. I mean, I wasn’t going to win any Mensa awards or anything, but I was pretty freaking smart. I used big words, and knew what they...

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You’ll Miss This One Day

By Kelly Hines “You’ll miss this one day,” says the elderly woman in the parking lot of the grocery store. She is watching me herd my children toward the car. My...

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Bedside Manners

By Katie Moosbrugger “Scootch down. A little bit more. C’mon. Scootch, scootch. Ok, just a wee bit further…I need you closer to end of the table. Almost there. One...

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A Day in the Life of a Modern Teen

By Jennifer Guidry Those of you who have teenagers live quite a different life than those with little ones. One of our TMoM readers, Jennifer, has given us some insight...

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Over It

By Kelly Hines The first week of school is glorious. My children wake up excited, their outfits carefully chosen. Breakfast is hot and nutritious, and eaten with joy and...

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The Difference Between 21 and 41

By Rachel Hoeing Last year I turned 41. I thought that after 40, it would all be downhill. I figured 40 was the age where you would admit you were “Over the...