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  • Sweet October Moments and a VERY Scary Witch October 30, 2014
    ShredMom.comDevin’s first football season came to an end this month and — as in many school sports — the end of the season included a fall banquet for the 7th graders. During the banquet, Devin’s name was announced and he prepared…Read more ›The post Sweet October Moments and a VERY Scary Witch appeared first on Shred […]
    danelle
  • Relax, Mama Bear! October 28, 2014
    ShredMom.comEarly October… My husband calls me a “stress case”. I can think of something no human being has ever worried about before and have an anxiety attack over it. I’m having one about remembering to pick up items for Devin’s…Read more ›The post Relax, Mama Bear! appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • How To Rid Your House of Monsters… October 23, 2014
    ShredMom.comOur 2 year-old daughter, Lainey, has an obsession with monsters. She’s convinced they’re real and running around our neighborhood, tells me they’re hiding behind the living room curtains, doesn’t want to go to sleep at night, and doesn’t want to…Read more ›The post How To Rid Your House of Monsters… appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Stop Thinking Women With More Than One or Two Children Are Dummies (Because Who In Their Right Mind Would Get Knocked Up That Many Times???) October 21, 2014
    ShredMom.comA few weeks after giving birth to my fourth child, I was at the grocery store with all my kids. A woman came up to me and slowly looked from child to child, then said, “Are these all yours?” I was…Read more ›The post Stop Thinking Women With More Than One or Two Children Are Dummies […]
    danelle
  • Ebola is Coming For Me. I Know It. October 16, 2014
    ShredMom.comOctober 15th, 2014… I never should have done it. I knew I shouldn’t have done it. Truly and honestly, it’s the last thing I should have done before going to bed. I couldn’t help myself. It started out as just…Read more ›The post Ebola is Coming For Me. I Know It. appeared first on Shred […]
    danelle
  • What I Always Wanted… October 12, 2014
    ShredMom.comI didn’t believe it would ever happen. I dreamed about it… and wanted it… and sometimes I thought I could reach out and touch it, but nothing was there. It never materialized. Until now.  My husband brought home the final…Read more ›The post What I Always Wanted… appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • I Never Wanted to Be a Parent, But Can’t Help Hoping For Babies For My Friends October 10, 2014
    ShredMom.comPlease don’t be offended and please read to the end before you get upset with me! I know not everyone wants kids. I never thought I wanted them, either. Never, never, NEVER! I couldn’t imagine anything more tedious than taking…Read more ›The post I Never Wanted to Be a Parent, But Can’t Help Hoping For […]
    danelle
  • If There’s a Prize For Rotten Judgement… October 6, 2014
    ShredMom.comI’ve spent much of my life singing my heart out. In choir… in church… in a rock band… belting out “Just A Girl” in front of the mirror as I pretended to be Gwen Stefani — oops, did I say…Read more ›The post If There’s a Prize For Rotten Judgement… appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • This Is A Freaking Hard Job! October 2, 2014
    ShredMom.com“I’m a failure and I can’t do this and I’m having a meltdown. I have no identity! I just want a clean house for 5 seconds and to work on my snowboard apparel line and my blog. Do you know…Read more ›The post This Is A Freaking Hard Job! appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Autumn at the Apple Orchard September 29, 2014
    ShredMom.comAutumn is heavenly. Everything about the harvest season enchants me… leaves changing colors… pumpkins… the crisp, cool air… Halloween… Thanksgiving… winter (and snowboarding) is right around the corner… cooking yummy food… college soccer season… football season… and apple orchards. Normally,…Read more ›The post Autumn at the Apple Orchard appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle