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Tired Mama
Canada
I'm Leanne. I'm a tired mama. Visit me at www.TiredMama.com
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My garage door openers are broken. When you punch in the code to open one door, both garage doors open. If one door happens to be open when you punch in the code, the open door closes, and the closed... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Tired Mama.com
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I think I need this sign. No, I KNOW I need this sign. I wash, I dry, I fold all the laundry in this house. The LEAST they can do is put it away. Right? Right. Sigh. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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I'm renovating my kitchen and master bedroom. I hate renovating. I'd rather eat glass then renovate. Okay, not really but you know what I mean. My husband started talking about how the kitchen needed renovating nine years ago. So, I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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They are installing new hydro poles on my street this week. Today they came to the door and asked if it was okay if they turned off the power for a few hours. “Sure,” I replied, “I’m working on my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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My oldest daughter just found out yesterday that she's been accepted into a studio/thesis course at her University for next year. To get accepted into this course required a lot of hard work, great grades, challenging prerequisite courses and the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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The little bit of snow we were supposed to get overnight wasn't just a little bit. It was a lot. According to the news, we're getting more on Wednesday too. It's been forty years since my town has received this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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I've discovered something interesting. For the past twenty-one years, I thought I was teaching my children to speak English, the only language that my husband and I are (sadly) fluent in. Unless of course you count sarcasm. But, I digress.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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"Do you know what I always think about when you have a cold?" my youngest daughter asked me. "What?" I replied. "That post that you wrote years ago on your blog that started with, I ab a old." I smiled... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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It's getting warmer outside which leads me to believe that spring is coming to my part of the world. We didn't have too harsh of a winter this year, but I must admit I'm looking forward to spring. So, what... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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I've been reading a self-help book which suggests that if I don't want to get old, I should make sure I have something fun to do every day. So lately, I've been trying to make sure I fit something fun... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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My youngest daughter is not having a good day. Her beloved iPhone is sitting in a container of rice on our kitchen counter. And you know what THAT means. So, I'm here searching to see how long you actually are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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Recently, I was sent a link to a Reuters article with a headline stating that husbands create an extra seven hours of housework a week for their wives. After this weekend with my beloved, I believe that. The quote in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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NBC is reporting that most people aren't getting enough sleep. I'll post the link below if you want to read the whole report. But basically they did a survey and discovered, "More than a third of Americans say they're are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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My youngest daughter has been away from home for the past two weeks. She was away on a music trip for five days and then came home for twenty-four hours before leaving on a six-day school camping trip. I miss... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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In September of 2007, I posted my first blog post on TiredMama.com It was a rant. Shocking, I know. It was titled, So, how's your day going? And, this is what I wrote... Every once in a while when my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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Today is Family Day here in Ontario. The media is pitching today as a holiday that we're supposed to spend with our family. This sounds good in theory but my husband has told me that he is going to have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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My daughter is leaving on a high school music trip today. She didn't want my help in packing or getting organized over the last few days; she told me she was old enough to do it without my help. And,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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I have a question. When my kitchen garbage can is filled to the very top, why do my children insist on balancing one more piece of garbage on this overflowing heap? We have an entrance to our garage from inside... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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If you had a dirty drinking glass in your hand and the dishwasher was half full of dirty dishes would you: a) open the dishwasher and place the glass inside. or b) put the dirty glass on the counter directly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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This is Sadie. Sadie is twelve pounds of cuteness and fun. She loves people. All people. She is sociable to the point of it almost being a fault. In her opinion, every person on this planet has been put here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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I was reading an article from Publisher's Weekly today that was giving some statistics about book sales for 2015. According to Publisher's Weekly, 'The 49% jump in the house & home category (in 2015) was due almost entirely to The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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Yesterday, I got an e-mail from Twitter informing me that six, (yes six!) BEAUTY bloggers are now following me. Um, ladies? I have one question for you. Why? I mean I do wear lipstick and I brush my hair. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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According to experts, one of the things I need to do to get more time to write is to get organized and simplify my life. Now, I've tried to be organized for years and that hasn't seemed to free up... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Tired Mama.com
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Christmas is getting close and so all my family members have been busy trying to figure out what to get each other for the big day. The problem is we are all so spoiled that we need nothing which makes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2015 at Tired Mama.com
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I went Christmas shopping for my kids today at Toys R Us and came out with - nothing. Which honestly, is making me sort of sad tonight. I remember, only a few short years ago, when all my Christmas shopping... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Tired Mama.com