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Making Memories

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Once again, the holidays seem to have crept up on me this year. Just like last year, and the year before that. I’m just not that super organized person who has their Christmas list done by Halloween and all the shopping and decorating done by Thanksgiving. I have one of those friends who has everything done by Thanksgiving, the tree goes up the weekend after Thanksgiving, and she’s just done. She makes it looks so easy. I love her, but I just don’t get it. Honestly, I think it’s a little strange. I am definitely no Martha Stewart, but I…

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Digital Detox

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My teenage daughter’s iPhone has become an extension of her hand, always attached and ready to go. I don’t even know what color my child’s eyes are anymore – they are always looking down at that little glowing screen. Ok, yeah I get it, part of it is that she’s not interested in me anymore. But the gadget is just so addictive and enticing – I’m starting to understand what all the technology addiction talk is about. Have I created a monster? We used to have restrictions on her phone use. It would go in the kitchen drawer at dinner,…

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You just want to be where everybody knows your name. I thought we had launched the kids into the new school year and we were off and running. Finally, some free time to myself. After a couple months of summer, and I love summer, but it’s always great to get the kids back into school and be able to hear myself think again. To go to yoga, take the dog on a walk, hell go to the bathroom by myself is a nice starter. So when my youngest daughter came home after 2 weeks of 6th grade at a new…

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