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9 harsh truths about being the mother of a teenage boy

They seem to go from your cute baby to a lanky thing that’s all limbs and taller than you in a matter of weeks. It creeps up on you. Blink and you’ll miss it. Before you know it you have … Continue reading

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The truth about being a mother

The truth is . . .  the truth is . . .  well, the truth is it sucks being a mother much of the time. You spend a lot of time bemoaning the drudge, the hardships, the lack of SLEEP. … Continue reading

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Stocking fillers for an 11 year old girl

Yesterday I wrote about stocking fillers for teenage boys and the hair-pulling nightmare that is pleasing a hormonal son. Today it’s a slightly easier pre-teen girl I’m shopping for. To be honest, my daughter’s idea of heaven is one giant … Continue reading

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