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Bernie 2020: My Boyfriend’s Back

February 2019     We’re BACK, Baby!!!   Ever since Bernie announced the reboot of his presidential campaign, I’m like: Angels – My Boyfriend’s Back [2:09]:             ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

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At Rise: For You Mommy

Thursday, February 21st 2019 AT RISE: It is 7:30am. Girl Child climbs in bed where mom is sleeping. CJ: [Whispering.] Mamma. [Pause.] Mommy? I have something to show you. Mom: [Mumbling] Hmm… [opens eyes slightly]. CJ: See? It’s a dead … Continue reading

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Another Magical Time with ClaraJane

Thursday, Feb 7th 2019   Hard to believe these dental trips might end up among happy memories from this childhood, but they just may.   ClaraJane is surprisingly chipper after having anticipated THE 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL for weeks and … Continue reading

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Parenting: Self-Actualized, Competent, Capable, Confident Adults

Wednesday, February 6th 2019   As I am now on a journey to better understand how to deal partner with helicopter parents, I came across this wonderfully inspiring and succinct overview of How to Raise an Adult by Standford Dean … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Oh What A Night

*Tuesday, February 6th 2019     BEGIN RANT. So, last night* was the first time I incurred a complaint at the restaurant(s) where I have been working Kids Night every week for over 6 years now.   Fortunately I get along … Continue reading

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The Wistful Notion of Sending Thank Yous

February 3rd 2019 With this simple customized stationary -and parental assistance- my 4 year-old niece was able to send out THANK YOU notes in the aftermath of her early December birthday party. As I write it is early February and … Continue reading

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Superbawl: What it’s Really About

Sunday, February 3rd 2019 Happy Superbowl Sunday everyone! Lest we forget the reason for the season, here ya go: The Most Emotionally Manipulative Super Bowl Ad Ever [3:13]:    I’m with Colbert on that puppy and horsie tho! ♥

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