Turning down a sponsor and defining why I write.

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I apologies, I am remiss in keeping up with you. Life has been busy And I have had allot of reflecting to do and decisions to be made, on top of my normal mommy, wife and grad student duties. Many of you have been asking for an update on the status of the blog becoming sponsored. When I started this … Read More

I just need to catch my breath

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Being a type A … this last semester has challenged me on every level. I am learning that there is nothing wrong with saying no and accepting good enough instead of killing myself for perfection…. Maybe this means I am growing up. This last 3 months has been a whirlwind of; Every cold and version of the flue a small … Read More

Terrible Horrible No-Good Very Bad Week

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Have you ever had ” one of those days “, where you are on top of the world one minute… and then face down and confused the next? Like, when you were a kid and beat out all the other neighborhood punks in a bike race. Throwing your hands up in victory… only to go flying over the handle bars of … Read More

Lets show support, not wast time bashing each other.

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Let’s not wast time bashing each other or criticizing the way one goes about showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness. Let’s keep the focus on what is important, support, compassion and awareness for an important cause that affects all of us one way or anther. I am touched by the efforts to create awareness for breast cancer and those affected. … Read More

One of those days!

EmilyRandom stories meant for a good laugh., Unfiltered Notes2 Comments

Ever have one of those days…. The kind where you wake up behind! Today is “one of those for me! I consumed nearly a sleeve of girls scout thin mint cookies,  was covered in my husbands coffee, then my coffee. To top it all I pulled my groin muscle doing my impression of an Olympic gymnast, contorting in ways I didn’t know I could, trying … Read More

Way too smart and a bit vindictive.

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Sweet little Ava, is way too smart… and a bit vindictive. I mistakenly tried to study for school while the girls playepd. Within minutes of cracking my books, Ava starts hollering at Lilly(her big sister), about a toy. I play referee, make Ava apologize and distract her with a new toys. There, problem solved, I can go back to the … Read More

Poop and Soup

EmilyRandom stories meant for a good laugh., Unfiltered Notes4 Comments

  You have to be kidding me… if being a mom has taught me anything it is how to laugh in those moments where I could just cry. There I was 
cleaning up dinner when Oldest, Lilly declares ” I am full”. Bent over busy loading dishwasher I direct her to bring her dish to sink… instead, she brings the … Read More