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Sometimes I Hate Being a Mom…

It’s the third weekend in a row I have to take care of my kids by myself… my husband traveled for work and for a “guys trip” the last two, and this weekend he has the flu.  My kids are running around screaming at each other and when I finally intervene, one of them throws […]

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Are you an Introvert or an Extrovert?

For most of my life, I believed, like most people, that introverts were people who liked to be alone, and extroverts were people who were outgoing.  I recently found out that my assumption about those definitions was dead wrong!  In fact, here are the proper definitions: An Introvert is someone who recharges and get their […]

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I’m Sick of Being the Bad Guy…

“Go put on your shoes!”, “No TV before school!”, “It’s bedtime, you can’t go play outside!” How many of these sentences have come out of your mouth?  How often do they come out – on a weekly/daily/hourly basis? Now, how many of these have come out of your spouses mouth?  And how often?  If you […]

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Why I Can’t Put Pixar Movies On For My Kids

I know what you’re thinking – Pixar movies are the best of the best kids movies, bar none.  I couldn’t agree more – each one is brilliantly written and animated and is usually captivating from the first moment.  But here are three reasons why I can’t put Pixar movies on for my kids on a […]

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Dear Me, Six Years Ago

My oldest turned 6 a few weeks ago, and as I reflected on all the joys, triumphs, exhaustions and fails I’ve endured over the past years as a mother, I thought it would be appropriate to write myself a letter when my son was first born….so here goes.   Dear Priya (in 2010), You’re a […]

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