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How to start your Friday

June 28th, 2013

It's Friday. 2:42am waaaay after bedtime. there's lots to finish before my weekend starts, [...]

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My Heart Hurts For You

February 9th, 2013

Dear Blogging Friend, You have been on my mind for months. Through the holidays, past the begi[...]

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What I Did During Sandy Vacation

November 7th, 2012

If you live in NYC, stay home. It's crap outside. I was hopeful when I heard there was a bit of sn[...]

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Hurricane Sandy Be Gone

October 30th, 2012

https://twitter.com/amy13phins/status/263044962621485056 This breaks my heart. And yes, I know ther[...]

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The Media's Calling Hurricane Sandy A She-Witch

October 29th, 2012

And I gotta wonder, if she's a witch, wouldn't she be a she? I know, I know...Trivial in the face o[...]

Hurricane Sandy and other news

Hurricane Sandy and other news

October 28th, 2012

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.Girl's a coming. We can see it in the trees. T[...]

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Mystic Tarot Reading Giveaway

October 7th, 2012

Well Hot Damn!   I haven't done one of these in ages I tell you.   Before you go furth[...]

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Secret Mommy-hood Confession Saturday

October 6th, 2012

Hey there! If you're not into hearing a mom entrepreneur gripe and talk about financial and family a[...]

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Crumbs Everywhere

October 3rd, 2012

Both toddlers are sick and have to be carted off to the pediatrician. Doc doesn't get in until 11am[...]

5 Dirty Little Confessions

5 Dirty Little Confessions

September 22nd, 2012

Ooooh it's Friday night. It's 11pm. Time to fess up. First confession: There's a reason my 3yo is t[...]

When Mom Needs Meditating (not medicating)

When Mom Needs Meditating (not medicating)

September 17th, 2012

TGIF people. oh wait it's Monday!   I started this post Friday and didn't finish. Only got [...]

This mommyhood thing

This mommyhood thing

August 14th, 2012

I'm sure y'all have seen this. I know I have at least once. But I wanted to share it with my mommy g[...]

I’m not rockin’ this mommyhood gig

I'm not rockin' this mommyhood gig

August 4th, 2012

There's a lot in my head today, so i figured i'd empty it here.   First and foremost, I'm thi[...]

Confessions

Confessions

July 30th, 2012

Like the lousy thief I am, I'm ripping this idea off from another blogger and snitching myself out. [...]

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Can't I just...Ya Know...Blog?

July 28th, 2012

Every blogging guru will tell you, you've got to have fantastic headlines and tight content that's p[...]

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Secret Mommy-hood Confession Saturday #2

June 23rd, 2012

I suck at teaching my son his ABCs Actually I pretty much suck at getting him to do ANYTHING. [...]

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How Clogged Ears and Boogers Can Change Your Life

June 7th, 2012

“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” -Marilyn Monroe It was [...]

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Where Chaos Takes Us

June 1st, 2012

"All great changes are preceded by chaos" - Deepak Chopra Is that great as in big or as in better[...]

3 Most Important Rules I’ve Learned About Parenting Teens

3 Most Important Rules I've Learned About Parenting Teens

May 16th, 2012

This Mother's Day was an eye-opener for me. Both my older girls made me Mother's Day cards and thou[...]

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Say it with me now...This Weekend Sucked

April 29th, 2012

Seriously. Starting since Thursday. THIS weekend sucked. I will save you the personal drama from ha[...]

Secret Mommy-hood Confession Saturday

Secret Mommy-hood Confession Saturday

April 21st, 2012

I miss sharing me here so I figured I join in on the fun: Kim asks: *What sacrifices have you [...]

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My 7 Link Challenge

November 26th, 2011

So my dear buddy Chrissy over at SoManyWays.net is in need of a real ass whooping cause she so sweet[...]

EyeGlasses on a Budget

EyeGlasses on a Budget

October 19th, 2011

I fool you not, WAHM + 4 kids + shitty health insurance is the main thing that pushes me to budget m[...]

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Psychic Reading Giveaway Winners

September 19th, 2011

Psychic Reading Winners And the winner is . . . I'm not telling you. ok ok. Kayla and Kimberl[...]

Psychic Reading Giveaway Update + Info

Psychic Reading Giveaway Update + Info

September 11th, 2011

Hey All! If you read my post yesterday, There is Hope, then you know I'm giving away a free one q[...]

There is Hope

There is Hope

September 10th, 2011

This is not a sponsored post. I am sharing this experience because lately I've found many of my favo[...]

What’s on your Thursday’s To-Do List?

What's on your Thursday's To-Do List?

September 7th, 2011

I. Am. Head of the Household. If my hubby tells you differently, just tell him to shove it cause he'[...]

Why I Became A WAHM Through Pictures Reason 1

Why I Became A WAHM Through Pictures Reason 1

August 16th, 2011

Yesterday Early in the day. Way before bedtime to avoid a late night from sugar. Just me and the [...]

My first weeks of being a WAHM

My first weeks of being a WAHM

August 9th, 2011

The Working Mom I've been a working mom for 14 years. True, I've worked longer than that, but my [...]

But I don’t like putting crap in my eyes . . .

But I don't like putting crap in my eyes . . .

June 24th, 2011

I know my vision stinks. I can't read the bloody Verizon Fios guide on the TV if I'm 4 feet away.[...]

This Mom is NOT Too Old To Party!

This Mom is NOT Too Old To Party!

June 4th, 2011

"You're a mom, you're not suppose to party!" Really? What am I? Bloody dead? I've still got mo[...]

Kinda Wordless Wednesday: How Time Flies

Kinda Wordless Wednesday: How Time Flies

June 1st, 2011

Damian and I have been practicing the alphabet. He'll be 3 in August and recently he's been more tal[...]

Loving Your Bully

Loving Your Bully

May 30th, 2011

Bullying in the Raw Recently Christal at So Many Ways has posted a handful of heartbreaking posts[...]

Measure Me, if you must

Measure Me, if you must

May 14th, 2011

Measure Me . . . Not by the dimensions of my waist. Not by the cup of my bra. Not by the width of my[...]

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Blogiversary

April 29th, 2011

So May 6th, next Friday, will be my one year blogiversary since starting After Bedtime Blog. Not sur[...]

At what age can your teen date unchaperoned?

At what age can your teen date unchaperoned?

April 14th, 2011

So here's a Q that my teens and I discuss all the bloody time and never come to a decision. They're [...]

Who’s the “Woman of the House”?

Who's the "Woman of the House"?

April 13th, 2011

Months before I lost my job in October, work had become slow for me and due to the shitty economy, w[...]

Would you date a man who lived with his Mama?

Would you date a man who lived with his Mama?

April 8th, 2011

When I came across this question on Skinny Scoop I couldn't help but laugh. Not once, but twice I m[...]

Here’s Where My Mind’s At

Here's Where My Mind's At

April 3rd, 2011

So I'm pretty sure that when I hit the almighty PUBLISH button and my trusty plugin pushes this post[...]

The Here Today, Gone Tomorrow Dad

The Here Today, Gone Tomorrow Dad

March 16th, 2011

As a mom, especially an overprotective mom, I have that need to shield my teens from anything and ev[...]

When is the right time to have the “Funeral Talk” with your Teens?

When is the right time to have the "Funeral Talk" with your Teens?

March 8th, 2011

Sometimes, my teens, specifically the youngest teen, Sabrina, who turned 13 Sunday, truly surprise m[...]

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Yesterday I Questioned Choosing To Be A Mom

March 2nd, 2011

Have you ever asked yourself "what the hell was I thinking?" I did that yesterday. I sat with my he[...]

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When Poltergeists Get In The Way Of Blogging

February 15th, 2011

Yes, I know, among forward thinking, modern bloggers and tweeters who write and share amazing, passi[...]

When Your Child Hates You

When Your Child Hates You

February 8th, 2011

Vanessa: I just hate her. She thinks she knows so much. She thinks she has a right to tell me what t[...]

Winds of Change

Winds of Change

January 27th, 2011

I feel that when I came to these realizations, it brought me mental wellness, it made me see life,[...]

Parental Control over Skins, Vampire Diaries, Hellcats, etc

Parental Control over Skins, Vampire Diaries, Hellcats, etc

January 24th, 2011

How do you control what your kids watch at night? Make TV watching a public affair. I'm a mom of t[...]

How To Keep Your Johnson

How To Keep Your Johnson

January 21st, 2011

A common line I've heard over the years from other married women is " If he cheats on me he'll lose [...]

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Nap Deprived Toddlers

December 17th, 2010

My toddlers take one nap a day. Which is fine. Three hours to get things done. Things like Taking a[...]

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Psoriasis kicking my arse

November 24th, 2010

So the psoriasis has been kicking my ass. I realized that consuming neem leaves is a grea[...]

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Lesson Learned From Playing TV Mom Trivia

November 22nd, 2010

I use to be a game show geek. I loved watching Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud and Jeopa[...]

Why I’m not on the Milk Mustache bandwagon

Why I’m not on the Milk Mustache bandwagon

November 13th, 2010

Want Milk? First, let me rant provide my opinion. Let's forget the fact that www.whymilk.com is sm[...]

Shame on you little girl for betraying your mama!

Shame on you little girl for betraying your mama!

October 30th, 2010

Shame on you little girl for betraying your mama! For betraying the woman who stretched her vagin[...]

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What I’m doing for the Dove Self-Esteem Weekend

October 21st, 2010

Photographer: Christopher Hall via PhotoExpress The Dove Self-Esteem Weekend is almost upon[...]

Neem Leaves, Weight loss, Psoriasis, My Anemia + Almost Diabetes

Neem Leaves, Weight loss, Psoriasis, My Anemia + Almost Diabetes

October 17th, 2010

NOTE: Neem must NOT be consumed by Pregnant/Trying to Conceive Women or by Children!! Read time: [...]

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School Bullies

October 10th, 2010

Not for the first time, and definitely not for the last time, I just had a conversation with my 12 a[...]

8 Job hunting sites for the out of work mom

8 Job hunting sites for the out of work mom

October 3rd, 2010

This Out OF Work Mom So I was officially laid off yesterday. Yeah, I got axed. But it's OK, every[...]

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Psychic Reading Anyone?

September 28th, 2010

Use the Google Map and search for "psychic readings" in NYC and you'll find over 1600 shops. Not sho[...]

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Just when I thought I was a good mom . . .

September 26th, 2010

When I visited the Dove Movement for Self-Esteem website, I thought, "hey, this is awesome. These ar[...]

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Signs That Your Baby May Have A Milk Allergy

July 21st, 2010

A google search of "signs of milk allergies in babies" will give you pages of search results. Some o[...]

No-Tell Motel to the Rescue

No-Tell Motel to the Rescue

June 28th, 2010

Midnight bottle and diaper changes killing your mood? Non-sound proofed doors making it hard to[...]

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Vanita Cyril

Vanita Cyril

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