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Why My Shelves are Elf-less

This originally appeared on Fulltimemom.org in October, but I felt it was worth sharing again!  Yes it is only October; however, yesterday on Facebook, someone posted the first of what will be hundreds of articles touting new and exciting ways to pose your Elf which sits upon your shelf. Then at Costco…

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Surviving the holidays with small children is no easy task. It takes grit and nerves of steel and more patience than Mother Theresa! (And lots and lots of booze!) And in case you don’t have children or have forgotten what it’s like – here are the five stages of grief…

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I write this today as I stand on the precipice of the Holiday insanity that is about to begin. Thanksgiving parties this week and next are really just Holiday pre-season games. They are the warms up before the main event. And every year around this time, I make a vow…

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