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One Decade

It’s finally happened. At 6:22 this morning, my oldest boy turned ten. I cannot believe it. I’m totally freaking out. What a ride it’s been with him. I still remember that day. Jump in the wayback machine with me, won’t you? I woke up on Tuesday, April 24th 2001, with noticeably different contractions than I’d…


Spring Break Has Kicked My Behind

Y’all. Seriously. This week (which isn’t even yet over, by the way) has officially slaughtered me. I am ruined. My body hurts, my eyes burn, my resolve is shattered, and I’ve hit the wall with full-out weeping. It all started on Saturday when we went to Shedd Aquarium. Steve and I discussed it in the…