Nine years ago today my life changed forever

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I’ve been staring at that terrible headline trying to come up with something less clichéd, maybe a little funny or snarky.  But I can’t come up with anything more honest.  Today is my oldest child’s birthday (the very minute this posted, actually).  And while I don’t love him any more than I love his little…

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Get Your Own Eggo Breakfast Pizzas!

Eggo Real Fruit Pizza - Mixed Berry

Eggo™ Real Fruit Pizzas I was sent these new Eggo™ Real Fruit Pizzas to try, and honestly I wasn’t sure when they arrived that they were going to be my thing. I mean, I love pizza, and I love granola, and I love many other Eggo products, but I’m not crazy about yogurt mixed with…

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Bargaining with an eight-year-old

I try not to say no to my kids unless there’s a good reason.  Unfortunately for them, a good reason can be anything from “We can’t afford it” to “You don’t need it” to “Leave me alone I’m taking a nap.”  But I try not to be capricious about these things.  If it makes sense,…

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My Week On Twitter

July 19th

Monday, July 19th Tuesday, July 20th Wednesday, July 21st Thursday, July 22nd Friday, July 23rd Saturday, July 24th Sunday, July 25th Originally posted on Selfish Mom. All opinions expressed on this website come straight from Amy unless otherwise noted. Please visit Amy’s Full Disclosure page for more information. Amy also blogs at Filming In Brooklyn,…

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People like this make me cling to karma

So I was driving the kids to camp this morning – my two, plus another girl that we carpool with.  The drive is long and maddening, a route filled with double (and occasionally triple) parked cars, buses, dollar vans, completely nutty livery cab drivers, encroaching pedestrians waiting to cross the street, and bikes who don’t…

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