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A Mother's Guide to Having a Meltdown All Your Own

A couple of weeks ago, I had one doozy of a meltdown. I usually thrive on change and being pushed beyond my comfort zone but the feelings of being overwhelmed have been building for months. Factor in a move, a new job while juggling the old one, missing friends, financial stress, finishing two rooms in our […]

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Wife + Stepchild? No problem!

While driving home from a party one night, my husband asked me if I was happy with our relationship (we’re newlyweds so we still ask about this from time to time).  I said yes and asked him the same question.  He replied, “Yes, I’m just not used to all the belching, farting and drama.”  I […]

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Funny (and awesome) tips for creating a slightly more bearable sleep-training experience

Hello Formerly-Well-Rested-Humans-Turned-Parental-Zombies, I’m one of you. In fact, at this very moment I’m writing to you from the depths of sleep-deprived parenting pandemonium… otherwise known as “sleep training.” For the purposes of this post, I am defining “sleep training” as the super-fun process of teaching my kiddos how to fall asleep on their own AND […]

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Jimmy Kimmel's 'I ate your Halloween candy' prank

It’s that time of year again when kids trick-or-treat their little hearts out and parents pretend to steal their candy, all in the name of getting a few laughs on Jimmy Kimmel. When given the bad news, there are tantrums, there is violence, and there are a few forgiving sweetie pies that are completely endearing. […]

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In Honor of Halloween: What Movies Scared You as a Child?

My family was recently chuckling about an overnight stay at The Curtis-a DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Denver a few years ago where each of their 16 floors is dedicated to a different theme. Their 13th floor is “horror” and for Halloween they converted in into a veritable haunted house with a haunted elevator ride, hallways […]

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Halloween SNL Parody | Cheering for Dishes

The Holderness family couldn’t resist making a parody of their favorite SNL skit of all time, complete with Spartons cheerleader costumes. Apologies to Ferrell and O’Teri, the original masters, but this is a pretty great attempt. See the original Spartans cheerleader sketches here.

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Confessions of a single mom

  I miss the days when I had the luxury of having a nervous breakdown.  B.C. (Before Child), I could spend an entire weekend in bed sleeping, wallowing in misery and whining to my girlfriends on the phone.  Usually these breakdowns happened after some schmuck I thought was the love of my life dumped me. […]

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