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Life With Ladybug

Life With Ladybug: Sensational Sleepover

By Shannon, Ladybug’s mom Play dates for 6-year-olds are all kinds of awesome. And I mean that from my perspective. I just offer the occasional snack (they prefer baked cookies, but could care less whether […]

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Life With Ladybug

Life With Ladybug: Hold the phone

By Shannon For the first time ever today, my daughter asked to call a friend. It’s particularly amusing since she is not what I’d call a phone person. By age 6, most kids race to […]

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The Rockwood Files

The Rockwood Files: Raising Squirrels

By Gwen Rockwood Some fathers teach their kid to swing a bat. Some fathers teach their kid to swim. My father taught me to raise squirrels. He brought them home from work one day, the […]

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All Akimbo

All Akimbo: Please help!

Well, it’s that time again. I’m in the last few days of the two-week wait, and, let me tell you – it’s torture. Again. You’d think I’d be used to it by now. I’m pretty […]

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Life With Ladybug

Life with Lady-you-Bug-me

Posted by Shannon Where, oh where, did my sweet kindergartner go? Oh where, oh where could she be? The first day of “big school” she was so sweet, so fresh-faced! Now she’s just fresh. Smart-mouthed. […]

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All Akimbo

All Akimbo On Being Still

Is the ability to linger in bed genetic? I don’t mean after sex … that’s a different kind of lingering, people. I mean just the regular kind of lingering after you wake up in the […]

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The Rockwood Files

The Rockwood Files: For the Husbands

By Gwen Rockwood Gather ‘round, men. I’m going to tell you one of the best things you could ever say to your wife. A sentence so powerful it’s sure to melt away any resentment she […]