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How To Use A Landline (a tutorial for my kids)

Realized the other day that my kids avoid making actual phone calls – ironic because they are always on their phones texting etc. Guess I never taught them this basic life skill.  So I made a helpful video!  

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IT’S GIRL SCOUT COOKIE TIME (a book excerpt)

An excerpt from Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing? a collection of essays by Kristen Hansen Brakeman It was the time of year that instilled dread and fear in the hearts of parents across the country. College application deadline? No.

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Posted in cookies, humor, kids, mother daughter, mothering, News, parenting

Book Excerpt on Medium today

Hi all – if you have a second, check out my book excerpt  – A trip to Hollister Hell  – over on Medium today. Trying to reach new readers so any traffic/claps or comments on their website would be a

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My book featured in Anchora Magazine!

Excited and proud to have my book featured in the Summer edition of Anchora Magazine in their monthly book roundup of Delta Gamma authors. Yes! I was in a sorority! Go ahead and mock me. I can take it! BTW

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Refill the Damn Water Pitcher!

I had the house to myself so I made another video! Kids – Refill the Damn Water Pitcher! …. (please)  

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Kids: Change the $^*#&% Toilet Paper Roll – A Video

I had the house to myself yesterday so I made a video. Enjoy!

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Featured on WordPress Mother’s Day Blog & a post

I’m honored to be featured in a special WordPress Mother’s Day Feature on MomBlogs!  Thanks WordPress and welcome new WordPress visitors! As Cheri wrote in her lovely post, I write about life with my three daughters, my aging and heightist

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