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Blog: DadCentric
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A sort of goodbye. Continue »
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No edits, no filters, no iPhone, it's all Iris. ALTERNATE BLOG POST TITLE: Reason why I rushed out the front door early this morning and nearly beaned myself into unconsciousness (pro tip: check to make sure the storm door is actually unlocked!) I wanted to get this shot before the raindrops evaporated -- I blame all you more-expert-like photographers out there AND Instagr.am! © 2003 - 2012 This Full House Freshly-Brewed Elsewhere: I am very honored to be working with Hallmark as a Life is a Special Occasion featured blogger, which allows me the opportunity to share personal stories, insights... Continue »
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NAME: Liz Thompson BLOG: This Full House TYPEPAD MEMBER SINCE: 2003 WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Liz Thompson has been blogging for almost ten years - an impressive fact in a world that values all things... Continue »
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Blog: CityMama™
To the mothers who work, The ones who know that staying home with kids is work, too, but who choose who work outside the home because they need to (and,... Continue »
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This is where his wedding ring used to rest. Nestled on the fourth finger of his left hand is where it belongs. It was supposed to be there for decades to come, but tonight it hangs from my neck. I took this picture on our last date. He had just come off an insanely busy project at work. We had to cancel a family getaway because work got too busy. When the project delivered, Mikey finally took a much needed day off, having worked nine in a row. The moment I heard he was taking off, I cleared my work... Continue »
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Most of you know about my neurotic feelings of inadequacy (it's one of the recurring themes of this blog, which I've been keeping since 2003). In nearly eight years, I've never received any kind of blog award, been named on... Continue »
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The kids and I attended my twin brother's pinning ceremony and had the great honor of celebrating his recent promotion to Master Sargent, with the troops, on Friday afternoon. Although, we were ALL very, very proud of him (Go Army!) my son, who wants to grow up to be just like Uncle Bud, was beyond thrilled to have been invited (thank you, Pam!) and, upon our arrival, was more than a little unnerved to find a room filled with soldiers, standing at attention, waiting for us to take our seats, in the front row. Me, too! "Ummmm...don't be nervous...remember they... Continue »
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As parents (tired, wigged-out, sleep-deprived, frazzled and frustrated as we may seem) my husband, Garth (not his real name) and I continually try to teach our kids to, you know, do the right thing. It's not easy. Trust me -- having been involuntarily drafted to the receiving side of some pretty crappy interceptions, from folks coincidentally resembling the wrong end of a horse -- I know. What, you too, isn't it ironic, totally stinks, too, right? Still, every now and again, a person comes along, most likely when you least expect it and...WHAM!...reinforces the urge to become a lifelong member... Continue »
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From left to right: my mother's baby sister, my Godmother, Theresa (holding me) her friend (holding my twin brother) my dad, my mom and Nagy Mama, late spring, 1964. 04/30/52 - 11/02/10 This is Aunt Theresa, how I will always... Continue »
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Welcome to the 18th blog carnival of the Lonely Planet bloggers from the Blogsherpa program. A few of us will discuss toasting customs we have experienced around the world. See Simi Travel hosted the previous carnival focusing on travel that... Continue »
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Blog: MOMocrats™
The latest suicide of a young person who was bullied about his sexuality by his classmates and acquaintances has me shaken up. Tyler Clementi's is the fourth such reported death in less than a month. And yet we continue to... Continue »