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Soccer Parents And the Casino

Greetings from Cincinnati! We are here for 2 days for a soccer tournament and though I was concerned there would be little to no shenanigans, I was pleasantly pleased with last night’s events. Casino Night “Are we going to the casino or what?” One dad demanded over pizza in the sitting area of the hotel… Continue reading Soccer Parents And the Casino

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Do You Have a Weak Stomach?*

*VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED!!! I occasionally have a weak stomach. I’m not the type to vomit upon seeing something gross or become physically ill. What does happen is I immediately lose my appetite. I guess this is a good thing as I eat less. Last night as I sipped a glass of Cabernet in bed, vowing… Continue reading Do You Have a Weak Stomach?*

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He’s Not Old, Damn It!

My early morning conversations with my 12-year-old seem to becoming more and more ridiculous as the school year marches on. I wouldn’t trade them for the world. We have approximately 20 minutes between the time I wake up and the time I drive him to the bus stop. In a hung-over haze, I quickly attempt… Continue reading He’s Not Old, Damn It!

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The Difference Between the 1st And 2nd Child

Admittedly, I have done a disservice to my oldest-P, by doing waayyyy more for him than I should have. My philosophy was that part of the way I show I love him is by making sure to cater to his every whim. Now he’s 12 and here is the conversation we just had yesterday morning….… Continue reading The Difference Between the 1st And 2nd Child

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Toys R Us Going Bankrupt

As I wonder what I would write about, I wondered no more as a notice popped up on my laptop that Toys R Us is going bankrupt. Now, if that didn’t impact thousands and thousands of jobs, I would be saying “thank the baby Jesus!” I’m not trying to be a Scrooge here, just trying… Continue reading Toys R Us Going Bankrupt

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The Hot Mess Train

All aboard the Hot Mess train!! Choo-choo….we’re pullin’ out of the station! Hop aboard!!!! I have a few things to tell you guys so we will start with the bad news….. Diet Train Ok, so last week I wrote this post: At What Point Do We Diet? Just minutes later, one of the soccer moms… Continue reading The Hot Mess Train

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Family · Kids · Parenting · Rants

School Fundraisers

I know I have several readers from all over the world and I want to know, do your schools send kids out, selling for fund-raisers? Raise money for new playground equipment!  Earn money for our music program!  Send the band to the Rose Bowl!  This is all well and good but my 8-year-old brought up… Continue reading School Fundraisers

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Hurricane Irma Headquarters

So your’s truely has been just like a hurricane headquarters. All day, I’ve been begging my mother and cousin to get out before the hurricane. Despite a mandatory evacuation, my mother was pretty much like….. This obviously presented issues since her area was under a mandatory evacuation. At one point I text her the following:… Continue reading Hurricane Irma Headquarters

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Travel Soccer- Saturday Night Dinner

I was going to do a journal entry each day for this past weekend where we attended an out-of-town soccer tournament in Dayton, Ohio but I decided to write by topic. Here is what I wrote Saturday morning. For anyone new reading my blog, I have an 8-year-old and 12-year-old in soccer and both are… Continue reading Travel Soccer- Saturday Night Dinner

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Travel Soccer Journal Entry-Friday

Yesterday was the start of our journey an hour and 40 minutes away, to participate in a soccer tournament for both sons. I did have to work a half a day in which part of the day was cleaning out our building as we are moving into a new one. Occasionally I would see the… Continue reading Travel Soccer Journal Entry-Friday

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