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I’m on HuffPo, Yo

I was going to start this post out by saying that I’ve learned lately that to get what you want in life, sometimes you really need to grow a pair (cahones, man) and take risks. But then my inner-feminist  was like, “Seriously? Do you have to have a weiner to put yourself out there?” Of course, weRead more…

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Boy on Fire

I should have seen it coming. Or maybe I should have smelled it. Earlier in the evening I’d detected the unmistakable odor of teen spirit wafting up from the basement, where my youngest son has been hanging out more and more lately. I mean, who could blame him? Not only is there a sitting areaRead more…

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In Defense of Renee Zellweger

I don’t know about you, but I’d almost forgotten about Renee Zellweger, she of Bridget Jones and Chicago fame. But that probably should come as no surprise since I consume a steady diet of Hollywood’s newest and hottest starlets fed to me through my dedicated reading of People and Entertainment Weekly magazines and watching schlockyRead more…

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Come Join: ‘Moms Out Loud’ Oct. 23

A Night for the Lunch Maker, the Booboo Healer, the Algebra Tutor … Join Amy Byrnes of “A” My Name is Amy and Teicia Gaupp of JerseyMomsBlog & Cristie Ritz King of JerseyMomsBlog and Reinvention Girl October 23rd @7pm River Road Books, 759 River Rd., Fair Haven, NJ Tickets: $10 (includes wine and light snacks)Read more…

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The Beginning of the End

Sometimes, the moments strike when you least expect them. Right when you’re sitting there, in the third row of the high school auditorium chatting with another mom while both your daughters, now seniors, sit onstage and wait to be inducted into some honor society that will look good on their college resumes. You’re sitting andRead more…

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4 Ways to Waste Time on the Internet Today (You’re Welcome)

It’s rainy here in New Jersey today, super wet and dreary outside. I love it. It means that soccer is canceled and I can lie in bed and read my copy of Lena Dunham’s new book (reviewed here by my friend Brooke at Carpool Candy) I ran out and bought yesterday afternoon at my favoriteRead more…

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