Tag Archives: responsibilities

Taking a Break From Adulting

I know I’m supposed to be a grown up. And most days I’m pretty successful at pulling it off. Like so many other Real Women, I run around taking care of people, being a good worker bee, maintaining our home, … Continue reading

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Ixnay the Ouldshays

This morning my dog was bugging me to go for a walk. Yes, really, he knows how to communicate this to me quite clearly. What can I say, he has me well trained. I did have a few things I … Continue reading

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Energy, Aisle 5

We call it Doing Rounds. When my BFF neighbor or I head out to run errands on a weekend, we’ll check in with each other to see if we can save the other one a trip somewhere.  Because we R.W.’s … Continue reading

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Needing to be Needed

“When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so someone in the house is happy to see you.” – Nora Ephron Oh, sure, we all complain. We all get weary of feeling like we are being pulled … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Complex

As a general rule, we Real Women are carrying far more on our plates at any one time than we should. I imagine all of us walking around like some kind of octopus waitress, balancing dozens of plates heaped with … Continue reading

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Not Something to Brag About

Busy-Bragging.  Have you heard about this? It is a trend, or perhaps I should call it a phenomena, which is getting some attention lately in the media.  We all know R.W.’s who do it. We have each likely been guilty … Continue reading

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Wanted: Super Powers

My husband has to occasionally go out of town for business.  Not often, but every few months or so.  And no matter how many times it happens, I still for some reason lull myself into the false belief that while … Continue reading

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