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Keepin’ it real

It’s about to get really real, up in here. Growing up, I encountered many families with varying backgrounds and sizes, but I can only think of one or two that were blended or where the parents were divorced. So my experience with this blended family thing has mostly been trial and error. Lots of error….

The bummer of summer: a half sister experience

It’s summer, which means the Meatball is off to her Dad’s 8 hours away. It didn’t use to be as hard when Spaghetti was a baby. But this summer the connection between the two sisters is beginning to show. When we get in the car, Spaghetti announces, “Let’s go pick up Meatball!” When we prepare…