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Are We There Yet? archive for Jan. 2008

THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2008

Employers, Families & Snow Days

For those of you who work outside of the home, how are you managing to balance job plus needing to be home with kids when school is closed for snow days? Both my husband and I have had recent grumblings at work due to us...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2008

THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2008

Words Do Hurt

I had a conversation with a girlfriend today about her 4th grade daughter. She told me how some of her friends are being mean to her. The meanness are things like when there are three of them together, two of them will be ignore the...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2008

Dressing for the Job

Does anyone know the name of the organization that takes donated professional clothing for women? The clothing is given to women who need the clothing for job interviews and working.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2008

Frozen kidsicles

With the dipping temps we have had ( below zero here last night) How do you try to make sure your kids stay warm? When you are around them of course you can make sure they are bundled up but what about when they are...

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MONDAY, JAN. 21, 2008

Guys and dolls

So my twins third birthday is coming up and we asked them what they wanted. One said A tractor toy (Typical) the other boy said he wanted a baby doll. I thought my macho Texan of a husband would freak out when he heard that...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2008

TV in the car?

(This post was received via email)I would like to know what everyone thinks about DVD players in cars. More and more frequently I am behind those super sized SUV's with cartoons playing on the player while they are driving around town. I can understand using...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 13, 2008

What's with the 'Scene in Spokane" section

What do you all think about the 'Scene in Spokane' section of the sunday paper (the back page of the today section). I think it just represents a small section of our society as a whole, and mostly emphasizes adult-only events for upper upper class...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2008

A Pot for Christmas

Before Christmas, my husband worried about what he was getting me for Christmas. He saw a comic of men in an ER with various household appliances protruding from their bodies. I told him not to worry about it because I was serious when I said...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2008

It's Not All Black and White

My son and I watched “Glory Road” last night, a movie that took place in 1966 about the first college basketball team with an all-black starting lineup in the NCAA. During one scene, a black man went into the restroom and had the crap beaten...

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