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Are You Really Ready to Potty-Train?

  17,100,000. If you type “potty training” in the Google search bar, you get over 17 MILLION results. Want to know why? Because it’s the most confusing and frustrating part of parenting a toddler. Not only that, but NO ONE knows what they are doing. Sure, there are people who train their kids in a […]

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People keep telling me it's an _Awful Awful_ but it tastes great to me!

Rhode Island Kid Problems

It may be a small state, but Rhode Island kids have some big problems. We go off to college and suddenly learn that other states have more than one area code (and they have to use area codes to dial IN STATE?!?), we hear the jingle of a truck and our friends look at us […]

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The Parent We Used to Judge

Spoiler: it’s us.  Let me explain. My Boychild missed his first day of the fifth grade.  We were so looking forward to the new year, and Boychild couldn’t wait to see his friends. As we got closer to the school, he started complaining of a stomachache.  He was fine when we left the house–maybe a […]

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How to *Win* at Black Friday Shopping

Attention, Ladies Who Work WAY Too Hard on Thanksgiving: Please practice the following in the mirror daily until it rolls off your tongue and is delivered with plausible believe-ability: “I just *have* to get to Kohl’s RIGHT when they open at 6:00 tonight! So, husband-of-mine, oh-love-of-my-life, I can’t POSSIBLY clean up all the Thanksgiving leftovers. […]

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