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Debra Carpenter (Mother Interrupted)
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21 year old mom tackles cooking, not saying bad words, and impressing a 2 year old.
21 year old mom tackles cooking, not saying bad words, and impressing a 2 year old.

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How to Raise the Perfect Kid: Lessons from Square Watermelons
Ever heard of a square watermelon? Apparently, if you grow a watermelon in a box, it grows into a square shape. The environment you put the watermelon in directly affects the way the watermelon will turn out. I’ve been thinking about square watermelons beca...
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Why I'm Not Buying You a Christmas Present
Why I'm not buying you a Christmas present: The Lebanon Democrat Last weekend, my family and I went to our town’s Christmas parade. Each year, the parade marks the beginning of December and reminds me to get myself in gear for the Christmas season. This yea...
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Lessons in Zen from children's TV
Mother Interrupted: Some lessons in zen from children’s TV : When you have children there are a few things you can count on, no matter what. One is that you will love them unconditionally. Another is that your patience will be tested daily. On bad days (and...
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Getting on the gravy train
What is it about Thanksgiving that we all love so much? I
want to say that everyone appreciates the opportunity to be grateful for their
circumstances, the people in their lives, and the love and joy they share, but
I’m leaning more towards “it’s the food.”...
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Mirror mirror on the wall, you know I need a break
Mirror,
mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest one of all? Wait, please don't say it.  I'm
looking at you, reflection, and I hope you don't get offended, but...you look
like you need a break. It's nothing to be ashamed of. It happens to the best of
us: afte...
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Date Night Idea Jar
T h e D a t e N i g h t J a r This one goes out to all the mamas and daddies who like to take the night off every now and then and maybe get a little jiggy with it. Maybe not. It's up to you, really. If you're anything like me, you have all these incredible...
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It's not just a blog: Mother, Interrupted runs weekly in 8 publications across the US. Details here.
The Weekly Column
The Weekly Column
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Halloween Treats: White Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Sticks
Halloween Treats: White Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Sticks All I really had to do was post these pictures of pretzels, white chocolate, and sprinkles. You would've known exactly what I was planning on making with them, how great they probably taste, and how sp...
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