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Life Coaching: How to Stay Sane When the World Appears Insane

I just went through airport security on my way to Seattle to visit my brother's family for Thanksgiving. If there ever was a physical manifestation of collective paranoia, psychosis, delusion and insanity this is it. One guy put something in…
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Wrestling with Election as a Swing Voter

I've always been a Democrat, but this year I've found myself wrestling with the issue. I don't want to give Obama a free pass. And I don't think Mitt Romney is Satan. Neither man is the anti-Christ. I wrote a series of posts over at The Broad…
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Autumn and the Happy Homemaker

When an Autumn chill is in the air, and the leaves start to turn I get a hankering to sew. I don't know why, except there's those stocking projects my mom had us work on in the fall, to be ready for Christmas. I have one of these stocking…
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Procrastination: The Art of Getting Things Done

Procrastination has turned out to be one of my greatest gifts. You would not believe how much amazing stuff I get done because I — for some reason — do. not. want. to. finish. my. book. Why? I can't even answer this question. Honestly,…
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Law of Attraction & Relationships: Co-Parent & Wasband

I call my ex-husband my co-parent and my wasband. Co-parent is the term I prefer over single mom or baby daddy. I'm a co-parent. He is my co-parent. I don't like ex-husband. It has a negative connotation to it. It implies that we are in conflict…
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Change My Life: Calling Me a Single Mom is Unfair to Single Moms

Now that I'm divorced I suppose I could be called a "single mom." While I am single and I am a mom, I don't really enjoy the title "single mom." Mainly because it's not fair to real single moms. By which I mean the women out there who have…
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Your Mama! @momsrising #mothersday

A: My mom is so nice that the Purple People Eaters won't even eat her. A: My mom is so smart that she can even get three articles done in one day! Z: My mom is so nice that she won't even be mean to my dog when I'm at school. Z: Mom, can you…