Buzzed buddies is a series where I hand over the reigns to a comfortably inebriated buddy of mine to discuss a topic near and dear to his/her heart. This week we have a special guest and she’s special for a couple reasons, 1) she’s technically family which obviously makes this special and 2) I don’t know her […]

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It seems strange to be able to sit down at a computer and write words in English when my three-year old has me wondering if I even speak English anymore. You’re reading this, right? This is English, isn’t it? I mean, it honestly doesn’t matter what I say. I could say three two-letter words, I […]

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Well, shit, you guys. I hope everyone survived last night / has plans to survive the next decade because that’s basically how long it will be until the final season. Right now there are rumors the next season might not air until 2019 and, since I compare everything to how old my children are/will be, […]

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This morning I was lying in bed thinking about how much I didn’t want to get out of bed when I overheard the MOST toddler conversation I’ve ever heard. Toddlers are unappeasable, unpleasant, unpredictable and fragile creatures. I know this. WE know this. It’s not new. But sometimes, for some maddening reason, I let myself fall into […]

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Shout out to the proud-parent bumper sticker parents. The other day I was following closely behind a van that had a “My child is an honor roll student” bumper sticker proudly stamped to the back. Every time I see vehicle with one of those proud parent bumper stickers it warms my heart. My parents weren’t (well, […]

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Well, here we are, one episode away from a seven million year hiatus until season eight. I don’t know what I’m going to do, the anxiety is real. I fanmommed all the way through episode seven last night. We had to pause it SO many times and I haver never been more certain that Matty […]

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The other day I walked in to Matty’s classroom at the end of the day to pick him up and as soon as I walked in and he saw me, he yelled across the room. “MOM! HI! MOM? I told Miss Courtney you have nipples! And she laughed.” Matty has had a weird thing about […]

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There are two episodes left in this season of Game of Thrones and like all basic bitches, I can’t even. Last night my kids interrupted the episode by running out of their beds and into the living room four different times, with four equally lame excuses – all within the first 20 minutes – so […]

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Last Sunday I returned from a long weekend in Minnesota. It was a fabulous weekend with some of my favorite people. It started with an overnight in Mayberry, the home of one of my college besties, Bev. Believe it or not, it was my first time visiting Mayberry – a tiny town cozied up half […]

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