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Help! I've Eaten All My Kids' Snacks!

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Is there a name for moms like me who can't resist eating a bag of goldfish in one sitting?


The Idea of Planning Ahead Tortures Me

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In the past, whenever I felt the magnetic pull of mothers who ran their lives with year-at-a-glance calendars, I would hear that expression in my head about "the best-laid plans" -- you know, how they blow up in your face ....


Halloween Question: 'What's a Sexy Witch, Mommy?'

Sexy witch costume
"Hey, Mom, what's a sexy witch?" my second grade son asked me this afternoon -- the downside of his having learned to read ....


Time to Move to a Cul de Sac?

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Just because I need a thrill when I walk outside my door doesn't mean I can risk my kids getting bullets through their heads as they lie in bed. 


One Mom's Mixed Feelings about Back-to-School Time

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For reasons best known by the Los Angeles Unified School District, my children have another two weeks before they sharpen their pencils and sit behind desks. 


'You're Not Pregnant': Age 25 vs. Age 45

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Unlike my brush with motherhood in my 20's, feelings of relief did not envelop me like a warm blanket of fudge sauce when I learned that I wasn't pregnant after all. I actually felt very sad. Not for the loss of the imagined baby (although that was part of it), but for the realization that not only was I not pregnant, but I never would be again.


Mom Reviews the New Kinect Xbox 360

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If the games inspire kids to want to experience the real thing, sport, outing, dance, yoga or "Star Wars" battle (OK, maybe not that last one) -- all of which the Kinect Xbox 360 includes -- how could this be a bad thing?


To Facebook or Not to Facebook

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The other day, my husband quoted me on his Facebook "wall." It was a comment I'd made between bites of toast that I never thought would end up public. I was NOT pleased!