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The raw reality: How I failed as a mom while trying so hard to succeed

I have three kids. Getting kids to all want the same thing to eat is a joke. In our house we have two out of three kids who are picky eaters.

New Year's wishes

There comes a time in a person's life when missing the hot New Year's Eve party would be a terrible thing. This is not one of those times.

The extra gift this year

Everyone was out and about, having happy holiday celebration

A gaggle of gigglers

It's 1 a.m., approximately. I can't really see the clock from across the room.

Was I even paying attention?

Time flies. I wasn’t looking or paying attention, I guess.

Another trip around the sun

So another birthday has come and gone, bringing me ever closer to the last birthday I'll have. That's a cheerful thought!

When life is like an iPhone case...

I find it hard to love someone who is, undeniably, amazing. I’ll just say it straight out.

Mama's Christmas list

Santa, baby, I've been an awfully good girl this year, so hurry down the chimney and bring me the following:

The Wisest gift we ever gave

With kids who truly lack for nothing, we decided to do Christmas in a completely different way two years ago. Instead of shopping for presenTs we chose presenCe.

Lousy lice!

So I was a bit premature last month when I crowed about not having even a louse stirring in my house.