Measurements
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Measurements

I don't own a scale. There's a reason for that. I watched my oldest get off one and say her weight. I tell her how scales make me uncomfortable because they are not an accurate measurement of anything. They don't weigh muscle against fat.

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Laundry Day
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Laundry Day

I was just asked by an outsider)if it was laundry day by the state of my living room. Um, yeah, let's go with that. I mean I'm not lying necessarily. I just negated to say that every other day is also laundry day and this is the best my house ever looks.

Columbus Day
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Columbus Day

Why are we still celebrating Columbus day? Christopher Columbus was a racist sex trafficker who never set foot in North America. Anything you believe to be true about him is a lie. Do the research.

Catch 22
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Catch 22

I want a break from the relentless neediness my children are throwing down, but I also wouldn't give up my time with them for anything. I'm currently contemplating whether I should I be harder on them or more understanding?

Here's to all the things I don't say
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Here's to all the things I don't say

I'm at the drive thru window getting coffee. The kids will not stop screaming and touching each other. I'm currently focused on not letting what I'm actually thinking slip out of my mouth while trying to calmly deal with the situation. The wide eyed baris

Happy Thoughts
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Happy Thoughts

We all find ourselves in dark places occasionally. You know, those dark places where our negative thoughts creep in and insecurity reins. Sometimes the pressure of being a good parent, whatever that means, mixed with everyday life stuff, such as trying to

Finish Line
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Finish Line

There lots of things we'd like to see as a parent. I like to call these parent wants.

Momming and Monologuing
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Momming and Monologuing

Another child is walking away while I'm speaking to them while another can't remember what I said five minutes ago because they weren't listening. Come on people!

Back to School Blues
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Back to School Blues

Yesterday the chickens got loose, and as we were chasing them through our neighbor's yard, late to three different back to school orientations, my sweet neighbor asks how my day was going.

Succulent Friends
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Succulent Friends

All my friends are awesome. I'm not just saying that. They are each so wonderfully different and bring so much to the table of life, I sometimes wonder how I got this lucky.

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