Category: Humor

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Summer’s End

By Kelly Hines There’s less than a week left of summer for many of us. Five days, if you count today. Four business days. One weekend. One last grasp of the sleep...

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Wait, We’re Doing What?

By Katie Moosbrugger So far, this summer has been an interesting experiment. It all started when school was coming to an end and my annual summer panic attack was...

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Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?

I barely remember this, but my mom swears it happened. After my daughter, Emily, was delivered and I was taken into the recovery room late at night, it was a couple of...

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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...