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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Different Isn’t Bad, Literally

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Different Isn’t Bad, Literally

If I were a tweeter, you could probably find most of my thoughts at #overscheduled #chaosreigns #noonehascleansockstoday. I get that all this busy-ness is self-imposed and that only WE can pull the cord to stop this train; but despite my complaints of being occasionally overwhelmed, I think we’re a reasonably happy family who must be content […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: 4 Years Old and Moving Out

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: 4 Years Old and Moving Out

Perhaps this is normal, but my 4 yr-old is ready to get her own place. I was under the impression we had a few more years to enjoy her; however, the morning of the 4th of July proved me wrong. I was in the kitchen feeling very Martha Stewart-ish, cutting up some fruit and carving […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here!

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here!

Summer, for some inexplicable reason, is the one season I try to convince myself that I’m still a 17 yr-old blonde (er, natural blonde) without a care in the world or children who need to be attended. I drive around with my windows down, 80’s music blasting, often forgetting to cook dinner (fro yo excluded), […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here.

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here.

We start dreaming of this moment around Halloween, as soon as the novelty of the new clothes has worn off and the majority of school supplies are already lost or broken. But this summer I wasn’t feeling the thrill of anticipated freedom as I had in years past; this year there was a bit of […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

My Mother’s Day Flag Flew at Half-Mast I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this job I took 11 years ago, and it’s occurring to me how little room for mistake we parents allow ourselves—especially when considering the hours and dedication required in this position. But in many parents’ hearts, this little thing called guilt […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

I’m Still Always the Winner… Right? by Maureen Wilson There is a ritual going on in our home every evening around 8:30 that causes so much yelling, consternation, and charges of unfairness that I’m not sure why we continue to allow it. Probably because along with the madness, there is also a sense of wild, […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

Kids Bloom Where They’re Planted… Right? by Maureen Wilson Just like every parent who has come before us, my husband and I have worked hard to give our children a good life—not necessarily better than the one that we had– just different in the things we thought we lacked. But lately I’ve been missing my […]

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