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You’re Invited

My 9-year-old son was invited to a birthday party. Our lives consist primarily of barreling through endless homework, too many extracurricular activities, high-pitched whining, random Nerf gun fights, and chaotic evening routines–punctuated by holidays and birthday parties. So I assumed … Continue reading

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Versatility

Versatile–I’ve been nominated by mommyverbs for the Versatile Blogger Award. If you haven’t taken my advice yet to check out her blog, you’re dead to me. Not only do you not know what you’re missing, but you clearly don’t trust … Continue reading

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Garden State of Mind

Without fail, no matter how many years it’s been since I’ve lived here (22 years, but who’s counting?), every time I find myself sitting in traffic on Route 17 in Bergen County, NJ, my entire body sighs, and thinks: “Home.” … Continue reading

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“Your outlook on life is a direct reflection of how much you like yourself”–Unknown

Go ahead, read that quote again and let it sink in. I’ll wait. It’s a good one, huh? I’d love to say I’m a good enough writer to have made that one up, but it’s from the lululemon manifesto. Honestly, … Continue reading

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award

“We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — “Yes, that’s the way it is, … Continue reading

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Fun. Some Nights at least.

Several of my friends recently noted that I was their “fun” friend. The go-to friend to plan outings to have a good time. Thanks, I said. But then it got me thinking–what was it about me that was “fun?” I … Continue reading

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Not a Golden Globe, But a Liebster!

Huge THANKS to mommyverbs for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award!! I feel a great connection with mommyverbs—she’s witty and funny and wise. Through words posted on the interwebs, I feel a quiet calmness and strength about her that … Continue reading

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