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It’s Okay to be Sad at Christmas

It’s Okay to be Sad at Christmas

It’s Christmas...so why don’t I feel more carefree joy?...it's okay to be sad at Christmas. I ask this of myself a lot during this time of year. I’ve got kids who still believe, we’ve decorated, we do cookies, I craft experiences for them up the damn wazoo....

How to Put Christ Into Christmas (No Kidding)

How to Put Christ Into Christmas (No Kidding)

I’m wrestling with how to put Christ into Christmas for my kids. During the Christmas where my oldest kid was 3, I wasn't sure where she got it that Christmas only means “Santa brings me Rocky and Peter Sam!” (*Friends of Thomas). That was the same year that, while...

You Mean Your Holiday Cards aren’t Personalized?

You Mean Your Holiday Cards aren’t Personalized?

You mean your holiday cards aren't personalized? That's cool. No judgment. So…the following conversation took place between my blogging bestie and me. It started out innocently enough. I mentioned my feeling that people should sign Christmas cards…even if it’s just...

Back to the Drawing Board: Startup Stories Ch. 16

Back to the Drawing Board: Startup Stories Ch. 16

So I found this unicorn of a factory liaison who ONLY required minimum purchases of 50 bags, prompting me to think "Where's the hidden camera? This can't be for real" and then sending me back to the drawing board. Of course there were ways the bag could be tweaked and...

Sex Talk with my 5yo

Sex Talk with my 5yo

So my kids saw Head Over Heels and they loved it and it led to me, well...having a sex talk with my 5yo. Or well, the younger one couldn’t focus on the first act because he was totally focused on the snacks my partner smuggled into the theatre in his ECKnox diaper...

Disclaimers, Self-Doubt and Diversity

Disclaimers, Self-Doubt and Diversity

So…had a funny moment with the kiddo the other day that conjured a lot of disclaimers, self-doubt and diversity. A new kid was joining his class. He talked about it for several days before the new kid (we’ll call him Tom) would transfer from another school. My kiddo...

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