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My daughter decided to have a timed bake-off between my mom, my two sisters, and myself. The challenge was to recreate Cupcake Jemma's Unicorn Cupcake; the prize was a cute chef's hat (that was lovingly decorated), and of course, bragging rights.

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My younger boys shower in my bathroom, where the towel racks are adult-sized. Naturally, the towels end up on the floor. Oh yes.... the floor, my kids can reach.

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Mom of Seven - Blog Block by The Taco Mom - 3w ago

WordPress prompt of the day: Tantrum Child 1: *drops garment off the hanger and proceeds to drag it across the floor* Child 2: Stop it! You’re getting that shirt all dirty! I just washed that!! Stupid! Child 1: (Walking away) You’re stupid. Child 2: No, you’re stupid! Child 1: (Still walking away) You’re stupider. Child 2: (yelling after him) You’re stupidest times infinity! … … …Oh wait, there wasn’t a second child, that was just […]

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Number 7, like most preschoolers, still has trouble understanding that 4 ounces of water in a short, fat container is still 4 ounces of water when it is in a taller, skinnier container. And that 2 chips broken into crumbs, are still 2 chips. #learning2count

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When my husband didn't pick up "my" mental and physical load, I felt like he was telling me that these tasks were beneath him. I didn't get a free night out; I only postponed the work I would have had to do anyway. As a "bonus", it's my fault because I didn't tell him to take care of the tasks, and he can't read my mind.

The post Mental Load: What It Means and Myths that keep it on your Shoulders appeared first on Mom-of-Seven.

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My daughters brought up dinner to my husband and I, who were enjoying a few minutes of free time. Dinner was actually left-overs, so all the girls had to do was warm up a couple of bowls of chili. Our dinner was delivered with a playful comment, “This is not the proper use of children.” Kids say weird things all the time, but sometimes those words are wisdom in disguise. What is the proper use […]

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Whether you’re looking for a cute bedtime story or something to keep them out of mischief on that long drive up to grandma and grandpa’s place, you can’t go wrong with a good podcast.

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Part of the movie-watching-fun is watching the older movies together with the re-makes or re-boots. For example, It's interesting to observe the roles of women in the older movies versus modern movies through my kids' eyes.

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Popular Culture today is big on all of the fantasy-type heroes that my generation grew up idolizing. Now that my generation are out of underoos, we are excited to see our youth modernized with expensive badassery.

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It's March, and the tax season is upon us. More than just upon us, it's mere weeks away from T-day.  You've thought about your taxes; have you thought about what your teen needs to know about taxes?

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