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My High Expectations Are Killing My Marriage

Aim for the stars. Never settle for less than the best. Set your sights high girl.   These female empowerment mantras are slowly killing my marriage.   Allow me to back up just a titch here:  Perhaps my marriage isn’t dying persay, but the high expectations that I have placed upon my spouse are definitely […]

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Rex Tillerson Says We Can All “Sleep Well At Night”…Nope

Um… yeah right Rex. There is about a zero percent chance that I won’t be fixated on and anxious over this amped up conflict with North Korea.  The chances of me staying cool, calm and collected and sleeping well at night are about as good as the chances of me getting through all of my […]

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Say What? Summer’s Top Ten Sayings

The following is a depressing soundtrack to my life for the last three months.  Take these ten saying and imagine them (if you dare) screamed and cried out in the highest pitches imaginable, 24 hours a day by four kids.  Summer has been a ragin blast kids…but I’m thinking the party is over.  Back to […]

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How To Get Back To School Like A Boss

Summer of 2017 is officially coming to a close and it is time for us parents to switch gears and get ready to send our little ones out into the wide world of learning and growth. Bye kids.  Summer has been a blast but I for one am so ready for you to return to […]

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Another Day in Trump-Nation: Tweetzilla Strikes Again

The president is good at tweeting at people who criticize him. The latest is Connecticut Senator Blumenthal, over his Vietnam-era military service. My seven year old might be more socially mature than our current President.  Every morning I scroll through my favorite online current event sites and rarely is there a morning where I don’t […]

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The Armpits of Motherhood: F*cking Chores

I’m just going to go ahead and say it. Fuck chores. They sucked when we were ten and they suck now.  Maybe they even suck more now because last time I checked we don’t get paid for them, no one even says thank you when the crap-tasks are completed and no longer do you have […]

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Kid Rock Might Be Rocking The Senate in 2018

  Kid Rock might be gearing up for a run for the Senate from Michigan. After Trump, nobody can afford to discount the possibility he might actually be serious. Kid Rock… Bobbie… Robert James Richard… The Devil Without a Cause… Mr. Senator Sir. You read that correctly.  Kid Rock could be rocking in the upcoming […]

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How To Revamp Your Child’s Playhouse (and Totally Lose Your Shit) In Ten Easy Steps

God Lord Almighty why oh why do I do this to myself!  Two days ago the girls and I decided to give our little swing set/playscape a face lift.  What I envisioned as a fun, easy, summer family project turned into anything but.  So now I sit here (covered head to toe in paint, dirt, […]

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President Trump Just Shoved His Loyal Americans Right Back Into The Closet

Here in America you can be anything you want to be.  Believe in yourself, work hard and achieve your wildest dreams. Well this is unless you are an American who happens to be trangender and dreaming of serving this country’s military. If that happens to be you my friend, the American dream does not apply. […]

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I Don’t Have a Nanny, But Help is Never in Short Supply

I have completely lost count of the number of times I have heard the words: Do You Have Help? With four tiny blondes forever in tow we McCarthys tend to draw crowds and comments pretty much everywhere we go.  One of the questions I often get from well meaning strangers is if I have help? […]

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