I’m over at Scary Mommy this week!   Here is a peek:   Before becoming a mom, I had never asked the question, “Is it okay for this child to use my sock as toilet paper?” Or, after my two-year-old sprinkled her great grandparents ashes in her hair, I asked, “How much soap does it …

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Fall around here brings birthdays and soccer and running and enchanted creatures in the forest.   N turned 3. Yippee!   And monsters have become the thing that gets her out of her bed and into mine WAY too much. But thanks to all of the kind advice from a little Facebook crowdsourcing, here she …

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So, I’ll just put it out there and say that I assume we all have a certain level of crazy going on. The one thing about having children, though, is that we get to have first-hand witnesses to our crazy. I mean, my husband is contractually obligated to witness my crazy, and occasionally support it, …

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Every parent knows this moment. I had strategically planned my day to induce maximum sleepiness in my toddler. I love her, I do, but those 2-3 uninterrupted hours in the afternoon to sleep, look at Facebook, read blogs write and clean my home are like what chocolate and cupcakes must be for the Paleo-er (Paleo-ite?). …

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