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The spider vein.


So my sixteen year old and I are out late, taking the dogs for a walk and she starts rattling on , as usual, and I find myself at the mercy of one of her little points of teenage angst. … Continue reading

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Something in the testicles.


Fourteen years ago today I gave birth to my son. I had three daughters and then came my son. After that I made my husband have a vasectomy. Not BECAUSE we’d had a boy, but because by then we realized … Continue reading

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Weapons of mass destruction.


Just how many pairs of shoes do you expect to purchase for your teenage son in one year? 27564 ! Ok, so I’m slightly exaggerating – but it’s close. Don’t have boys, whatever you do. They are FAR too expensive … Continue reading

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