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LTYM Bangor 2015 show announces cast!

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      We are so delighted to introduce you to the very first LTYM Bangor CAST! After hours of auditions, pouring over submissions, drinking far too much coffee, asking two zillion questions, and re-reviewing we finally chose the group of twelve fabulous ladies who will give life to the fantastic LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER SHOW! […]

Book Review: The Big Book of Parenting Tweets Edited by Kate Hall and Science of Parenthood

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If motherhood has taught me anything it is that getting angry rarely alleviates any ridiculous or trying circumstance that children will undoubtedly toss a mom (or dad) into. You may as well find the humor in the chaos, which is where Kate Hall and Science of Parenthood come in with their hilarious The Big Book […]

10 Questions to consider before you let your kids “help”

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The best way to discover what a controlling psycho a parent can be is for mom or dad to agree to let the children help. Any task conceivable can go from being a simple chore that requires nearly zero effort or time to becoming a torturous job of repeating instructions, internal mantras to not lose […]

Listen To Your Mother: Bangor announces local chairty for 2015 show

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LTYM Bangor Announces Local Charity: SPRUCE RUN WOMANCARE ALLIANCE Click To Tweet We are SO PROUD to announce that the LTYM Bangor 2015 show will be raising funds to help support the truly marvelous Spruce Run Womancare Alliancefollow! During the May 7th Listen To Your Mother show Bangor, we will be donating 10% of all ticket proceeds to […]

Real woman workout

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Real Woman Workout Click To Tweet It is a new year. Lists have been made. Resolutions have been firmly committed to. Perhaps even a few have been broken. At some point in my resolution making for this year I decided that I wouldn’t put things like diet, workout, organize my house….etc because I never stick to those. […]

RESOLVE: (noun) firm determination to do something

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resolve with love and grit Click To Tweet I dislike resolution lists. But every single year I compose a list of all the grand To Do’s that I am convinced will make me a better person. I can tick off the usual suspects lose weight, quit drinking, don’t swear, volunteer more, organize my house, take […]

Lof is all you need

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Lof Is All You Need Click To Tweet It is no secret around my house that 2014 has been a tough year. Our family experienced a significant cancer scare. My oldest son underwent an intense surgery that ultimately transformed the way we deal with his hemophilia treatments. We all caught Whooping Cough despite having been […]

Mom writes a letter to Santa

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Mom Writes A Letter To Santa Click To Tweet Dear Santa, What the ever-loving hell? I thought we had a deal, man?! In exchange for me telling my kids some insane story that you show up in the middle of the night with gifts that would appease their impulsive little hearts YOU would put the […]

Backseat cooking: a Thanksgiving cautionary tale

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Backseat Cooking: A Thanksgiving Cautionary Tale Click To Tweet photo credit: tuchodi via photopin cc My husband is the worst driver. The. Worst. Driver. He is always gawking at everything but the road. He spots rare birds. He spots a chair in that yard sale back there. He fidgets with the radio. While he is […]

Happy FIRST Birthday, Housewife Plus

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Happy FIRST Birthday, Housewife Plus! Click To Tweet Blogging is dumb. I heard that a few times when I started the Housewife Plus project. The first few months I wrote were boring, unfunny, and totally in secret. No one knew I had a blog. I wrote about everything in the beginning. I had no centralized […]