Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Dream of Sleeping In Late

I have been dreaming about a weekend away from my kids pretty much since I had kids.  I know, that sounds awful.  But prior to becoming a mom, I was the type of person who called in “sick” to work … Continue reading

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My Inner Athlete- past and present

If you saw me on the street, you would never mistake me for a runner.  I am not sleek or lean.  I hover between a size ten and twelve.  I have a doughy mid section.  If my kids are not … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye Baby. Remember, you’re my baby…

I just ate my weight in salami and cheese.  What set me on course to this deli fueled binge?  In less than two days, I am driving to L.A. to complete my first half marathon. It is not the prospect … Continue reading

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…and mine

When I asked Laura to work on this collaborative piece, discussing the challenges of maintaining our friendship after having kids, I thought it would serve two purposes.  It would be cathartic for each of us to express our frustrations, and … Continue reading

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Her point of view….

It can be really hard for child-less or child-free friends (yes, to me there is a difference) to maintain a friendship when one of her best girlfriends gets knocked up. This is such a popular topic I see it almost … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Last week, I wrote a blog entitled “There Are No Job Postings for Cowgirls and Ballerinas.”  In it, I pondered what it will be like to return to the world of work after being a stay at home mom.  I … Continue reading

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There are no job postings for cowgirls or ballerinas

Kellen learned how to go down the slide yesterday.  He has slid many times before, but this was the first time he put it all together for himself.  He climbed the stairs, sat down, pushed off, and whooshed to the … Continue reading

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