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When You Or Your Kids Are Sick, JUST STAY THE $#@! HOME

By Lisa Sugarman Okay, it’s the middle of winter now, so it should come as no big surprise to you or anyone else that people everywhere are sick. As dogs. I mean, there’s snot and phlegm and bacteria floating around everywhere, lurking on every surface and inside...

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I’m Good With Being A Hardo, In Spite Of What My Kids Say

By Lisa Sugarman So in my family, I kind of have a reputation for going above and beyond when I do stuff. Whether it’s working out or snow blowing the driveway or doing chores around the house, I just like to give maximum effort with whatever I’m doing. Always have....

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I’m A Neat Freak And Damn Proud Of It!

By Lisa Sugarman Read enough of the stuff I write, and you’ll learn that I’m a lot of different things. I’m a wife, a mom, a lover of people and a huge fan of hugging, positivity, and tiny houses. But what you might not know from all these one-dimensional facts, is...

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I Think I’m an Introvert… And I Kinda Like it

By Lisa Sugarman Let me start by saying this, I love people. For reals, I do. (Most of them anyway.) Actually, if you know me well, then you hear that come out of my mouth a good chunk of the time. And even though I sometimes say it with a certain, shall we say, tone,...

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The Best Holiday Gift My Daughter Ever Gave Me

By Lisa Sugarman I joke a lot here about my daughters being typical—sometimes snarky, sometimes self-absorbed, sometimes disconnected—teenagers, but the truth is, they’re also insanely beautiful people who I cherish more than anyone else in the world. And there’s no...

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When Will Our Teenagers Stop Being Hypocritical A**holes?

By Lisa Sugarman A hypocrite, as we all know, is a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings. A hypocrite is also a teenager, no other definition required. And I say this for a very specific reason. I love my kids. Truly, I do. But I’m...

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