Today I’m 38 and I’m loving it!

As parents, we celebrate each birthday our kids have, not because we have to but because we want to. It’s a celebration of life and it’s a good reason to do it! But what about the parents? What about those As people, we tend to celebrate our birthdays a lot less as we get older and parents, well, for a lot of us, celebrations for us don’t exist.

There is always a reason not to celebrate.

“I’m not celebrating getting older – basically I’d be celebrating that I’m another year closer to death. Yippe”

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An evening of baking with the kids | A surprisingly clean experience

If I want to be honest, I am kind of lazy. In the summer, not so much as I prefer to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather for three months but otherwise, I have found recently that I want to do as little movement as possible. Can I blame someone? I blame my job. OK done.

I am always trying to think of easy yet fun activities that my kids can be very engaged in. With them being so young, I figured they’d be interested with everything there was in front of them for only a few minutes and the fun was over so I figured, since they like messes, I would just try some simple baking with them that was fun and that I didn’t have to keep lying around the house.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy your hangovers.

Sure it’s 12:20 AM on March 17 but people are partying and many of them are celebrating tonight rather than tomorrow night so they can actually work on Monday.

It’s that time of year again; green is everywhere and people are preparing for one of the biggest parties in the world accompanied with the inevitable nasty hangover.

I’ve never been much of a St. Patrick’s Day party person. In fact, I think I’ve only ever went out once. St. Patrick’s Day usually lands on a day when people have to work the next day and I’ve had one too many of those hungover work days; it’s something I try to avoid.

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