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Mommy Liar

“Santa Clause, the Easter Bunny–I’ve been jerkin’ your chain since you were born!” Sophia Petrillo   Generally speaking, the truth is better than a lie.  Lies complicate things, they ruin trust, and they hurt people.  Start with the truth, and you won’t have to worry. Generally speaking. We watched the movie “Liar, Liar” the other […]

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Black Tuesday (or, Mommy had a Meltdown)

     It’s funny, isn’t it, how little, unrelated events can combine and conspire against you?  How a simple task–for example, returning a shirt to Kohl’s–can take an ordinary day and turn it into so much smoking rubble.      I won’t pretend I was at my finest this morning.  Monday night ended on a rather sour […]

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