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What I’ve Learned… (A Roundup)

       

Today I want to share with you my last two weeks’ weekly columns at BonBon Break Magazine. In a series called, “What I’ve Learned…”, I explore the little lessons motherhood throws at me each week. I hope you’ll enjoy them!

Original Badge aTwo weeks ago, I wrote about how we speak to our kids using accidental metaphors and pretty insane descriptors… and how they take us literally:

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The Great Beach-after-school Debacle

 

Today I decided in a crazy ‘carpe diem’ moment that I was going to surprise the kids after school by declaring war on homework, chores and responsibility and taking them to the beach to play and swim and make sandcastles and then get fish and chips for dinner. Of course this was naive. I’d like to report that we held hands, frolicked in the waves and sang “He aint heavy, he’s my brother”. But, no. Read the rest of this entry
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