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Deborah Cruz
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If you have ever been at the end of your mommy rope...this might be for you. If you've ever ugly cried after drop off, been brought to tears by a screaming kid who couldn't find their library book or just not gotten enough sleep or had a twitchy eye and felt like you were doing it all wrong..this post is for you! ( And me)
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8:15 a.m. As I sit here, contemplating all of my work deadlines with my eye twtiching, staring out the window, as the aroma of Guinea pig piss wafts into my off
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:( so sad. I can't see any other explanation than a total mental collapse. Just terrible. 
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Do you suffer from hangry?
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Ever have an extreme mood swing due to low blood sugar or hunger, well you're not the only one and a new study proves that all those unkind words are not your fault! #BlameItOnHunger  #Hangry #Marriage
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Host the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration with Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce!


#recipe   #churros   #churrosrecipe   #chocolate   #cincodemayorecipes   #cincodemayo   #easyrecipes   #dessert  
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Is it just me  or does everyone kinda feel like an asshole when informed that your friends "Added you back" because doesn't that mean at some point...the took you out of their rotation? LOL 
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Very interesting article that says parental involvement in kids' education is less important than we think. Is helicopter parenting really the way to go? What do you think?
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