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It’s like a bomb blows up for 3 months October 24, 2018 by Beth Zadik - Katy and I were pregnant with our first children at the same time. While at her baby shower, her older sister, Carolyn Lumia, shared "Having a baby is like a bomb blows up in your house for 3 months." The older women laughed and passionately agreed. Katy and I laughed. You know that nervous laugh Continue Reading
We are more normal than we know July 31, 2018 by Beth Zadik - Early in my marriage, our social circle was based on my husband’s friends. That was new to me as I was used to being with my friends. After a few years I got up the courage to do dinner with the wives. We lovingly called this our support group. At one of our mom support Continue Reading
it starts with the “meet”. Are we even there? June 2, 2018 by Randigid - Inspired by someone who's words I 'met', and thought this the perfect place to share. Lynn Petrak, a freelance columnist, wrote an article published recently in the Pioneer Press. Titled, "Are hand held devices crushing conversation", Ms Petrak likened the cause and effect to the quote of my day, 'video killed the radio star'. She Continue Reading
When is it good enough? October 8, 2017 by RobertHeideman - It took me a long time, but I eventually realized that being a “Perfectionist” at work is impossible, as there is ALWAYS something else I can do to make things better.  My brain works in a way that I have to outline every step of the project before I am comfortable enough to begin.  There’s Continue Reading
Sticker Shock October 4, 2017 by Poppy - A few years ago, I was driving my grandson to Pre-School.  We would always arrive early.  Punctuality is the Politeness of Kings.  That was actually the quip under my picture in the High School Yearbook.  Can you believe that?  After three years, they did not have one nice thing to say about me except, “Ya, Continue Reading