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This post has been writing itself for months now. I have talked about quitting this blog for a while now, here and in private with friends, asked for opinions on what I should do, weighed the pros and cons, and have finally come to a conclusion. As you may have discerned from the post title… Read More

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Recently, I (re) joined BonBon Break (an awesome online magazine with something for everyone – from recipes to DIY tutorials, personal essays to play ideas for kids, beauty and fashion tips, to gardening and all things outdoors), and this time as the Editor of Mom Cave. I also read submissions for syndicated and original content (mostly personal essays)… Read More

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Inspired by Kristen (who asked the original nine questions of herself), and Nina.   1. Do you share your work with your partner or spouse? Does it matter if it’s been published yet?  I don’t. Not because I don’t want to, but my writing is something that is all my own in every sense of the word… Read More

I Am Done

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Stick-a-fork-in-me-done.  30 consecutive days of blogging. 30 posts. We can finally put National Blog Posting Month to bed. THANK GOODNESS. What did I learn? Here’s an interview I did with myself (I know, so classy). Why did you do NaBloPoMo in the first place?  Because Alexandra was really convincing. I’d been thinking about doing NaBloPoMo… Read More

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I wrote about the pain of ordering coffee in Malaysia, back in 2011. I’m bringing this post back because it’s still true, it’s funny, and it’s a slice of life story that needs to be told.  ******************************************************* I don’t go to Starbucks anymore (well, I did when the twins were in NICU, what with all… Read More

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