Category Archives: Family

  1. Monster-in-law

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    October 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    You think your mother-in-law is bad? An email sent from an English woman to her stepdaughter-in-law-to-be went viral last week, …
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  2. A cinematic Christmas

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I forgot all about Sandra Bullock. Not that she exists, though I confess she hasn’t been uppermost on my mind …
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  3. Barbie to baby… the clock ticks

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    In the Leber family, “My Cousin Vinny” stands high on the list of favorite movies. At lunch recently, my visiting …
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  4. Who says parents-to-be should get the parties

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    With respect to Jane Austen, if it is not a truth universally acknowledged that once your friends start having children …
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  5. Memories for Mother’s Day

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I will not have the opportunity to spend this Sunday with my mother, as Chattanooga is a little farther than …
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  6. Help, I’m caught in the busy trap

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Busy. That’s my pat response when someone asks me how I am doing. “I haven’t heard from you, Hol,” my …
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  7. Family bonding time

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I’m more excited for this weekend than I have been for one in a while. My cousin Randi is coming …
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  8. Come on, get happy

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    October 4, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Are you happy? It’s a seemingly simple question. But think about it. Are you happy? Not: Are you surviving? Or: …
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  9. My big, fat bipartisan romance

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    October 4, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Originally published Oct. 19, 2012 in the Chattanooga Times Free Press   With the 2012 presidential election mere weeks away, …
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