Ethan Hawke has been stalking me for the last week now. I’ve seen him a couple times before … during the past few years. However, just this afternoon, I had my third Ethan Hawke sighting in about a week.
I think he wants to ask me out for coffee or something but
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My Dearest Baby Sister,
When ModCloth.com asked who I am most thankful for as part of their Thanksgiving Thank-a-Thon Blog Contest — my first instinct was to write about our mother. It’s probably most people’s first instinct … I decided, instead, to write about someone else just as valuable but who’s efforts and help
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My Dearest Baby Boy,
At the very thought of making you the next recipient of my “open letter” series, I instantly became overwhelmed with emotion. If this were being written on paper, it’d have all sorts of tear-drop stains all over it.
To say that you are the love of my life, would be
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A little back-story first:
A few months ago, I received an email from a “John Smith” … “John Smith” turned out to be an ex-girlfriend of my current boyfriend … it shocked the shit outta me since I’ve never been able to really figure out how she found me … she doesn’t live in
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Ok. So I’m guilty of giving in a few times and giving my very hyper child … soda! I know I know … I hear the gasps by my fellow mothers out there … And, of course, by “a few times” … I mean “with 80% of all his meals” …
So I’ve tried
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Once upon a time, the bedtime routine meant your day was about to come to a peaceful end!
Enter my child … Whose idea of bedtime means 2 SpongeBob episodes, 1 Max & Ruby and a Pokemon for good measure. Afterward, some light reading (5 books) followed by a “Q and A” session with
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So the baby and I are enjoying a pleasant evening doing his floor puzzle AGAIN when he all of a sudden runs to the bathroom … I wait for it … and finally:
Me: (as I walk toward the bathroom w/ a baby wipe) Coming, Baby!
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As a single parent, I’ve noticed that dating is among the most difficult things to do … It ranks up high somewhere between bedtime and appropriate childcare … As difficult as it is to do, I have managed to date one person for a relatively nice chunk of time … It seems to be
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So, one of these days that passed … the baby gives me a present …
Baby: (all excited) Here Mommy … (shoves something into my hand)
Me: (equally as excited) Thank’s, Baby …. what is it!?!
Baby: It came from my nose …
Nice. Just … wonderful!
Baby: “I had a bad dream … with you and Daddy and me!”
Me: “What happened!? What was your bad dream about?”
Baby: “The tv was broken …”