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Funny Christmas Poem from Teachers

T’was Night Before Christmas Poem for Teachers

Melissa: ’Twas the Week Before Christmas

’Twas the week before Christmas
and all through my brain
was a message on repeat:
“I think I’m going insane.” Read more…

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Musical Airport Surprise Performance … Just Watch and Enjoy!

Public Musical Surprise Performances

You have to watch this viral video. Not to spoil the surprise or anything, but it’s a surprise and it involves singing and airport arrival gates. Sneak in a little three minute break to watch and enjoy. It will keep you smiling for the rest of the day. Read more…

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How To: Make Sure Your Child Never Reads (Humor)

Get Your Child to Hate Reading

I found this poster by Horn Book at my preschool. One of our assistant teachers was a children’s librarian and got this at a library conference. Hope you love it as much as I do. Because, of course, we all want to raise kids who hate books! 🙂 Read more…

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How To Drive Your Mom Crazy Every Morning!

How Do Your Kids Drive You Crazy in the Morning?

I’m glad this is not just me! Read more…

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A Delightful Romantic Thriller for Moms

ChickLit Beach Read for Moms’ Book Club

Please meet my friend Karen Bergreen. She’s a multi-talented comedian, author, and ex-attorney (we won’t hold it against you). I met her in college. My freshman roommate Alicia roomed with her during the last two years of college. Because they were “quaded” which meant they lived in the Hinderlands only accessible by shuttle bus, bike, or very long walk (not recommended on a cold day), I felt like I never say Alicia as much as I wanted to. But because Alicia is good friends with Karen, by friendship proximity, I knew I would like Karen as well. And I did and I do. Read more…

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Why Women Over 40 are Better than Younger Women

In case you missed it on ’60 Minutes’, this is what  Andy Rooney thinks about women over 40. Read more…

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Go The F**k to Sleep: Two Takes on Parenting

Adult Picture Book for New Parents

Getting kids to sleep is such a politically charged topic for parents. There are the co-sleepers who are vehemently opposed by the Independent Sleepers. Caught in the middle? The parents who get no sleep and still have to function the next day. Read more…
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Humor for Moms: The Next Survivor Series

Six married men on an island with 1 car and 3 kids for 6 weeks


Six married men will be dropped on an island with one car and 3 kids each for six weeks.

Each kid will play two sports and take either music or dance classes.

There is no fast food. Read more…