How I “Do It All”

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You’ll have to excuse me. I’m giggling thinking that I could ever really do it all. But like all moms, I have to figure out how to get through the day while juggling my family, a job, the house, and not losing my mind in the process. I have to get everyone where they need […]

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Unwanted: Things They Can’t Say

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I came into this world unwanted. Or, at least, that’s how it has felt. When your parents essentially abandon you – it can feel as if they wished you had never been born. They were young. Teenagers to be more specific, who weren’t ready to be the parents to the one child they had inadvertently created, […]

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Finding the Best Cat Litter

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Our cat joined our family shortly before Christmas, allowing him to get used to the chaos that is three kids in the house. Because that was the normal he got adjusted to, he’s very much a people-cat. Dobby wants to be in the middle of everyone. He’ll follow you around, sit on any lap available, […]

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10 Things To Smile About

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Time for my monthly dose of cheer, where I focus on what made me smile recently. A great reminder that no matter what else is going on, there’s always good in there somewhere! 1. A missing-tooth smile. It’s so adorable when they start losing their teeth! 2. Honor Roll and other awesome school accomplishments. Oldest […]

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A New Twist on Trivial Pursuit

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At-home game nights are our go-to cheap date. No babysitter needed, we can pop some popcorn, make a few drinks, and play. From the time my husband and I were first dating, we starting amassing a board game collection. My personal favorite type of game is trivia games, though apparently that can get old if […]

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Mommy Guilt and Depression

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This was the very first guest post here at Things I Can’t Say, way back when it was called Blog Friend Feature, five years ago. It’s still one of my favorites and I thought I’d share it again, since a lot has changed around here in the past five years. It was written by Tammy […]

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