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Coffee and Wine and Me

I am definitely one of those working mothers who lives on coffee and wine. You know the ones I mean. The ones who post coffee memes on their Facebook. The ones who use the emoji of a wine glass after any stressful statement they may text or post on social media. The ones who can’t seem to manage their busy lives without a cup of coffee in their hand and glass of wine to wind down at night. That is me. Well, it was me.

I Stopped Drinking Coffee and Wine. This is What Happened.

Coffee and wine.  Coffee.  Wine.  That’s, like, our thing, right moms?   “After being up with the kids all night there is just not enough coffee in the world.”   “Is it too early for wine ‘cause I am ridiculously stressed right now.”   I think I say these exact phrases several times a week.  

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Trying to Stay Sane During a LONG Winter

As I write this, it is negative nine degrees.  NEGATIVE. NINE. DEGREES.  I give up, Mother Nature.  You win.   It’s no secret that this winter has been a TOUGH one, and there’s still no end in sight.  The unrelenting snow and record-breaking low temperatures have really had an effect on me, and I’m sure I’m not

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Coffee is my Gatorade

Remember when Dunkin’ Donuts had that ridiculously large coffee, “The Great One”?  I say “ridiculous” because back when I didn’t have kids the size of that mammoth coffee was just that- mammoth and incomprehensible to me.  And yet, here I am, at my desk filling up my Large Dunkin’ cup with extra work coffee, because I

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Advice to my Younger Self

Watching my sons and other younger people in my life makes me sad sometimes. They’re all struggling with issues I struggled with as a young parent and wife — issues I now know better how to handle. Even though I know one has to learn by living, I’m offering some truths I have come to

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