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My Fish, Obsidian 

 This is my fish, Obsidian.   He sleeps on its side like a human and enjoys swimming up-side-down.   We got him from a pet shop the day after my daughter won his ex-bowl mate, Ash, in the famed LA-based … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Should Be On a Monday

The day after Mother’s Day is laden with chores that should have been done on Sundays.  You know, the grocery shoppings, house cleaning, weeks-worth of lunch prepping, bascially the various errands done by Mothers on Sundays. I declare that Mother’s … Continue reading

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Bedtime: Part Deux

You know how in the movies, where parents would kiss their child good night, turn off the light, and walk out of the room peacefully undisturbed?  Well, that scene never happens in my house.  Bedtime routine in my house is at … Continue reading

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Motherhood Chronicle: Separation Anxiety, Mine

First they let go of your bosom, then your goodbye kisses and hugs. I hate to fathom what will they give away next?!
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Playground Envy

Plumster bargained herself some time at the school playground after I picked her up from school.  She happily ran off to dangle herself going back and forth on the monkey bars.  There were other kids dangling themselves all over the monkey bars … Continue reading

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Sleep Training Part 4

We failed the Ferber method miserably when Plum was a baby.  Sleep training day one went as well as it could due to beginner’s luck; day two had me with a change of heart; a month later, we revisited the … Continue reading

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The Price of a Doll

How much should a plastic doll and her accessories cost? I was in the American Girl store today with Plum.  As we walked in the splendor of the store, we were greeted by a doll hospital with an emergency department;  a doll hair … Continue reading

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