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Jennifer Mearns
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I got a job! Sorta...
So, I've been trying to figure out ways that I can write and someone will pay me for it.  I started with fiction and finished one novel (in retrospect, it wasn't all that good), many short stories and the beginnings of at least 30 other novels.  The beginni...
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adventures in sleep training: a lazy mother's guide
Before I had Teddy, I read approximately ten million articles online about sleep training, co-sleeping, cry-it-out, and the like.  I asked all of my mom friends what they did and how they managed to get their babies sleeping through the night.  I even bough...
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I Have No Idea
When I became a new mother, I was baffled by the amount of questions I received.  I'd just met this new little guy and suddenly everyone asked me questions as if we were lifelong buds and I knew all his likes and dislikes, hopes and dreams, resume and shoe ...
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Adventures in Potty Training
Day One : Wake up.  Pee pee.  Have breakfast.  Pee pee.  Wait thirty minutes.  Pee pee.  We've got this!  It's nine thirty and no accidents.  9:56am.  Bathroom trip in four minutes.  Teddy tries to climb on my lap and I get a palm full of wet bottom.  Teddy...
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today was a good day... sorta
I filed our taxes last night and I thank the good Lord, we're getting more back than we ever have before.  Between my and Oliver's medical expenses and all the various deductions, we did very well.  Now we can chip away at that stupid debt that built up! To...
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babies and sleep, finger infections, words and poos on the bathroom floor! oh my.
In the wake of Bailey passing, life goes on.  I'm not sure Teddy even remembers her; he's too young.  Nonetheless, we won't forget her and he can look at pictures! In Oliver's world, we transitioned him to a crib a mere week after he started sleeping throug...
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Goodbye sweet Bailey
We spent a little over a week taking care of Bailey because of her coonhound paralysis.  For a few days she seemed to be getting better, sitting up on her elbows and pulling herself out of the bed.  Then it seemed she got weaker and she wouldn't eat very we...
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Three months of Ollie
Oliver's Progress Report:  3 Months Oliver is such a sweet baby.  He really doesn't cry unless he's hungry.  He might get a little fussy when he's tired, but other than that he is so sweet.  He's been sleeping through the night for a while now.  He will go ...
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