So, Changing it up today-5 things to consider when parenting…

Tell Don’t Ask I think one of the things that bugs me the most about parents is that they ask the opinion of their children…

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So, I am not a “woe is me” kind of girl, but my family really sucks… (warning this is long)

So, I don't have a great family. I don't really talk about it a lot. My mom has helped me a lot over the last…

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So, an opinion (rant) on today’s parenting styles…

So, because I have worked with children nearly my entire life, I have seen it all. I have seen: the over-pampered, the overachiever, the total…

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So, it is harder surviving the wilds of the DMV than one might think… (warning, long and snarky)

So, the title of this post might be misleading. For those of you who aren’t a resident of the DC area or are not DC…

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So, I have been gone again, but 2017 has been off the hook!!!

I think that I am going to start this particular post by explaining 2017 in a nutshell instead of explaining that I know I should…

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So, I went away again for a long time, but for good reason. For the most part…

Wow, I have not written on here in almost 6 months to the date and I am ashamed, baffled and surprised at how much has…

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So, I really do try to stay joyous…

We went sledding at this awesome National Park in our area yesterday. It was beautiful and the hills are enormous! But then, out of nowhere…

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So, I can plan parties 3 months ahead of time and help fix others’ problems, so why do I not fix…

My job situation?? I have been caring for kids in some way/shape or form for 12 years straight. I also have a part-time job that…

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So, I feel like a loser sometimes when my daughter is not with me…

I had to run all over D.C. area today. If I told you the logistics and what I did in between, your head would spin.…

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So, despite being raised watching 80’s romantic comedies, I have to be my own hero…

I thought about today how much movies, while I was growing up influenced my life or outlook on life. The lead female actor in "Can't…

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