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| Jan 2018

A late start to 2018

I love a new year. Some people roll their eyes at resolution-makers, but not me. If resolution-making were a hobby, I’d finally have something to write in that awkward space on forms at the doctor’s office. (BTW, why does the doctor care about my hobbies? In case they’re dangerous, so she can talk me out […]
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| Jan 2018
Mommyness

A late start to 2018

I love a new year. Some people roll their eyes at resolution-makers, but not me. If resolution-making were a hobby, I’d finally have something to write in that awkward space on forms at the doctor’s office. (BTW, why does the doctor care about my hobbies? In case they’re dangerous, so she can talk me out […]
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| Jan 2018
Mommyness

YouTube: A Guide for Grown-ups

A YouTube lesson for parents While scrolling through your Facebook feed in the last week or so, you may have seen some headlines about a YouTube star who made a video apparently showing a lifeless, hanging body in an area of Japan widely known as the “suicide forest.” It’s vile and dangerous, and it affects […]
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| Jun 2017
Mommyness

How to apply sunscreen // The #MimicMommy Dance

Growing up in Florida, one of my most vivid memories was getting slathered with sunscreen. It’s like my mother was icing a cake, but instead of icing, it was sunscreen; and instead of cake, it was my face! She had good reason. When I was around six years old my aunt underwent multiple reconstructive surgeries […]
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| Jan 2017
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New Years Resolutions

So, every time New Years comes around I have my resolution and it starts off AMAZING. Then… once about the 5th day comes around it becomes so. hard. to. get. moving. Is it just me or do you guys experience this as well? I should just change my New Years resolution to watching more Netflix. […]
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| Sep 2016
Mommyness

My husband has an STD (Shutting Things Deficiency)

The dishes piling up in the sink? It’s not my favorite but I can deal. Clothes piled near the hamper? Frustrating, but part of life. But the cabinet doors. I can’t. The drawers? No. WHY? Why can’t my husband close them? I will no longer suffer in silence. Here is a PSA for an STD […]
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may is the new december
| May 2016
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May is the new December | #Maycember

May disguises herself with her pretty flowers, her mild weather, and all those chirping birds. But don’t let May fool you. May is a bitch.  Just like her warped sister, December, May gives us so many wonderful occasions and people to celebrate. And just like December, who plans and organizes those events and tasks? Yep. […]
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anniversary
| Apr 2016
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Unqualified Marriage Advice

We’ve taken 11 trips around the sun as husband and wife. In these years we’ve learned a few things about how to love each other, how to fight with each other, and how to stay together. As you can see my list is a lot more … substantial than Penn’s. Welcome to my marriage. Lessons from […]
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| Jan 2016
Mommyness

This is 40.

I mark my 40th trip around the sun in March. I will admit, I’ve been slowly tip-toeing towards my 40th birthday waiting to feel anxious or upset or … something. But from where I sit, at this moment, I just feel ready. It’s like I’m eyeing the finish line to the race called “your 30s” […]
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.