How To Accessorize Like a Pro

Through my lifetime I have always been conservative. Now that I am “seasoned” I really wish I was bolder and did things differently. However, with that said, I have worked in Corporate America for the majority of my life which consisted mostly of black, navy or brown. Regardless of my age, I have learned to […]

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Lessons Learned #8

Lesson’s Learned #8 Midway thru the first school year we were told both girls needed their tonsils and adenoids removed. The night before surgery Shari developed a fever. Hers was postponed 2 weeks. Two weeks later I popped her out of bed and started getting ready. Donna walk in and said, you got the wrong […]

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Lessons Learned #7

LESSONS LEARNED #7 Suddenly it’s the end of summer and time for school to start. Nobody was more excited than me. We had new dresses, shoes, crayons, big pencils, scissors, and backpacks bigger than the twins. We were ready. There would be NONE of that crying from this Mom. I said, you’ll love it and […]

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Raising a Teenage Boy

Raising a Teenage Boy – Twisted Thoughts of a Mom I feel like I am a good mom. Sometimes I like to live in denial, about social media, girls and school. However, as a parent, living in the land of denial only makes the issues bigger later on, so face them now! My recommendation is […]

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Lessons Learned #6

Lessons Learned #6 The girls became travelers at an early age. Each day they had pumpkin seats, wind up swings, high chairs, and wagon rides. They even learned to hold hands front and back when I carried them on my hips. The swings were their favorite and even though I wondered if they might develop […]

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Lessons Learned #5

Lessons Learned #5 Mornings were my favorite part of the day. I’d put the pumpkin seats on the kitchen table after I had prepared and hidden a bowl with baby food. For those unfamiliar with this seat, it was a car seat without straps and much lighter. I’d give each baby a bath while the […]

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Lessons Learned #4

Lessons Learned #4 When the twins were a few months old, my good friend Janet delivered her first child. A son named Rodney. Like most babies, he figured out quickly that he liked a lot of attention and mostly at night. It was a beautiful morning, so I put the kids (all 4) in the […]

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Lessons Learned #3

Lessons Learned #3 After a few weeks of sleep deprivation from staggered nighttime feeds, I devised a foolproof plan. When The first baby awakens, both would be fed. This would definitely work. The night stand and crib were next to my side of the bed stacked with diapers (yes, they were cloth with safety pins) […]

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Lessons Learned #2

Lessons Learned #2 First Doctors visit was a big event. The older sister, Donna age 4 and the brother, Kenny age 3 sat on the bed while I changed and dressed the twins. I had picked out cute little matching outfits. While I was pulling them on and snapping them closed the siblings were pinching, […]

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