Monthly Archives: November 2014

Protected: Diaper Woes

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I’m overwhelmed and have been trying to deny the stress I am feeling. Just so much isn’t going right. I’ve not had any job interviews set up. Of the 16 emails I sent out on the nanny website, I had … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

The 4 1/2 year old I work with drew this for me just now. It is Wallace haveing some milk. The spiky hair and one boob out are perfect.

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Cross Your Fingers

In an attempt to network, I joined a local nanny group on Facebook. I introduced myself and immediately got a friend request and message from a nanny I met in the park over the summer. I thought we hit it … Continue reading

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Microblog Monday: Book Review!

We read a ton of books around here, 27 just yesterday. I am always on the lookout for new and fun books to read together, not that we need more. He has really gotten into helping me read them and … Continue reading

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Wallace and I walked to the grocery store. He walked down the two flights of stairs and all the way there, then I swung him up on my back to shop. As we came out of the store, we passed … Continue reading

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Sick & Solo

Last night was one of the rare moments that I really wanted to not be alone. It was the icing on a cake wreck of a horrible day (I will skip the moaning about work). I also was questioning my … Continue reading

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The Bucket List

Yesterday, Leslie Feinberg died. Leslie is kind of a big deal in the LGBTQ community in case you weren’t aware. I shared that link about it and tagged a friend (really, an ex from way way back). My friend said … Continue reading

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Microblog Monday – Too Cold!

Tomorrow we are supposed to have a low of 9 and high of 22. I am not ready for this! I haven’t found the right combination of warm weather gear for Wallace and I while babywearing. Last week I tried … Continue reading

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A friend of mine’s daughter has a school project on different religions. She was asked to interview people with different beliefs and then work through her own. Pretty cool! I wanted to share my responses to her questions because I … Continue reading

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