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Every One of Us Has a Story

Projects for Sanity

July 19, 2010 by Colleen Schreiber  
Filed under Decor, The Mommy Diaries

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I’m a “project” girl. I always have some kind of thing planned either for the kids or around the house. It’s my own personal way of staying sane. My husband has this way cool job. He’s a marine biologist and always comes home from work with interesting stories. I reply with “I vacuumed the lint [...]

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A Butterfly in Pennsylvania

July 19, 2010 by Colleen Schreiber  
Filed under Family, The Mommy Diaries

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While on our recent vacation to visit family in Pennsylvania we had the most extraordinary thing happen. My mother-in-law found some really cool caterpillars on the dill plants in her garden. I had just bought a bug catcher for Kiersten who is three so we put the caterpillars and some dill in and decided to [...]

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Testing Mom’s Patience

December 10, 2009 by Colleen Schreiber  
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I like to think that I’m a patient mom. At least I try. This time of year is crazy with parties, school programs, gift buying, and every other little thing that needs to be done. The kids are excited about the thought of Santa and typically over-sugared from the treats they are getting at school [...]

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Sick Days for Moms!

October 31, 2009 by Colleen Schreiber  
Filed under Parenting, The Mommy Diaries

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I have not written a blog in almost two weeks because my family, like every other I know, has been hit with fall illness. Not the flu, thank goodness, but enough to keep us all feeling less than 100%. Kids were coughing, sneezing, and not sleeping. Hubby has a sore throat and cough and I [...]

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Don’t Touch My iPod

October 19, 2009 by Colleen Schreiber  
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My iPod was a gift from my husband and the one thing that I don’t like to share with anyone. As a mom there are very few things that actually belong to you. You have to share your time, your bed, your attention, and even your dessert most of the time. The one thing that [...]

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Dinner Wars

October 14, 2009 by Colleen Schreiber  
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I’ve lost the war. I’ve been battling for 8 years over dinner with my family and I’ve finally decided to waive the white flag and retreat quietly. Before we had kids my husband and I used to love to cook. I would find new recipes and we would make great dinners and enjoy a glass [...]

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Hello Fayette Moms

October 6, 2009 by Colleen Schreiber  
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Hello all. My name is Colleen Schreiber and I am a happy Fayette transplant, a wife, a part-time writer, and a full-time mom to two beautiful girls, Jillian, 8, and Kiersten, 2. I admit I have an addiction to Facebook, want to say that I read things like “War and Peace” when really I am [...]

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