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A Day in the Life: Stu-pidity

A very creative mom with two little guys came up with a clever solution to an everyday problem. Her little ones love to lie on the floor and watch movies, but the floor just isn’t that comfy. While shopping one … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Tony Time, Day Four

Day four of my live-in caretaking dawned dreary and grey, a stay-at-home kind of day. Bitterly cold out, I just didn’t want to subject Dad to that discomfort. He slept late, ate a light brunch, and readied himself for a … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: A Stroke of Bad Luck

Last year, another blogger friend wrote about her experiences as a caregiver for an elderly loved one. I find myself in the same position, though I’m not nearly so eloquent as she. Today is a physical recap of this week’s … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Scrabble Game (Road Trip part 2)

After an uncomfortable night, you awaken starving, since you only had fruit for dinner last night. You’re on your way to visit Mom and Dad, and you can’t wait to see them. You know Mom will have lunch ready when … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Road Trip (part 1)

It’s June, 1988, and school has just ended for the year. Your very ADHD boys, 4-going-on-5 and 6, are driving you crazy as you try to pack for a trip out of state to visit your parents, who are getting … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Damn those potholes!

It’s been a difficult summer. Your kids go with their father, your ex, every other weekend. Your heart breaks each time you watch them climb into his car with their little backpacks. You wish they didn’t have to go, but … Continue reading

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