Author Archives: lonek8

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About lonek8

stay at home mother with four beautiful children. Devoted television watcher and reader; wannabe novelist and fashionista.

Adventures in Bebe(sitting)

Today is the last full day of just Bebe and I hanging out. Ever. Tomorrow is her very last day of preschool, and Brett has taken vacation days for the rest of the week. After that, the other kids are … Continue reading

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Unintentional Over-Scheduling

Contrary to many of my parenting peers, I do not fall into the ‘kids must play sports, participate in structured activities’ category. I grew up practicing gymnastics 25 hours a week during school (40 hours a week in the summer- … Continue reading

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Mascara Of The Month: Antonym/ Ilia

You get another 2-for-1 mascara post this month, seeing as I never got around to posting in April. It’s easy to blame my usual procrastination for the failure, but to be honest I was a least partially waiting to see … Continue reading

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What I Read 2017- March/April

Behold! The assortment of books I read in March and April:

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Mom, Not Interrupted

It’s 4:35pm. Usually by this time I’m so drained that the thought of performing even the most basic tasks (for example, making dinner) seem almost insurmountable. I’ll be cranky and irritable, and basically just counting down the minutes to when … Continue reading

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