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The Moments I Cherish

This week has been a bit stressful. The kids are getting restless in these last few weeks of summer, and their behavior is taking a turn for the worse. I have also been working less over the summer which means two things. One is that I have more glorious free time to spend with my […]

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Not a Fan of Kids

I’m not a fan of kids. There, I’ve said it. I realized that I don’t like other peoples kids.  I love my kids and think my kids are awesome…even my P.I.T.A ( I’ve realized that I don’t like other peoples kids.  I love my kids and think my kids are awesome…even my P.I.T.A (see my […]

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A Chaee Filled Life-

A Chaee Filled Life: My Crash Course Into Iranian Culture

How many of you can remember watching ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ and laughing at how Greeks use Windex to cure everything? I know I certainly did. Well, in my house it’s not Windex, it’s chaee (‘tea’ in Farsi). I didn’t have a big fat Persian wedding (I’ll save that for another post), but I […]

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New Year’s Resolutions of a Different Kind: Cultivating Happiness

The ball has dropped, the hangover has subsided… Pinterest and Facebook land are full of blog posts and articles about self improvement, how to lose the holiday weight, and become fit/wealthy/fill-in-the-blank in 2017… I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit disillusioned with resolutions like these. With a toddler and a newborn, I hardly […]

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I am Not a Pinterest Mom

I have a confession to make. I don’t like Pinterest. I know, I know. Put down your repurposed decorative pitchforks and hear me out. Have you ever tried to look up things on Pinterest? Well of course you have. You probably have the app on your phone and several boards of colorful pins on how […]

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Stay at home mama vs. Working mama

Stay at Home Moms vs. Working Moms

My grandmother recently started a debate over whether stay at home moms or working moms have it harder. My 82 year old grandmother who raised three boys and a girl, thought that staying at home was much more difficult. As the debate got a little heated, she pointed out that she had done both. Another […]

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Shame

Why we need to talk to our kids about SHAME

When I was in High School and College I did a lot of stupid things.  Kids tend to make a lot of mistakes during this time of their lives.  They’re growing up. They’re learning how the real world works.  And I wasn’t any different.  There were some things I did that would have been mortifying […]

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A New Outlook

When a new year approaches, it is hard not to look back at the past year and reflect. What did I accomplish? What did I do with my time? I have to say that I feel like I wasted a lot of time that could have been used more wisely. I need to be more […]

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