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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Raising a Feral Child, Surrounded By June Cleavers
I’ll start by telling you who June Cleaver is, because the fact that I used her name is a clue to just how old I am. Too old for parenting properly anymore, apparently, and old enough that when I say … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, NaNoWriMo, Parenting, Personal change, Teens, Women, Women's issues, Writing Tagged aging, June Cleaver, Martha Stewart, mothers, older kids, parenting, raising teens, Tales from the Motherland 24 Comments
Bitch is a Dude
Note: Don’t judge me. I am a hot wired momma and that plays well and not so well, depending on the day and the circumstances. I am openly admitting my wrongs here, but this is my story. I’ve put it … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Ego, getting published, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, Women, Women's issues, Writing Tagged bitch, bitchy, double standards, getting published, mothers, parenting, raising teens, sexism, Tales from the Motherland, Teens 22 Comments
Step Away From the Chicken.
Warning: Nothing in this post should be taken personally. I own my own melt downs and I’m not blaming others. I’m just calling it the way I crave it this morning. We just got back from a week long “vacation.” … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Foreign exchange students, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, travel Tagged family, Florida, healthy eating, Humor, mom's melt down, parenting, raising teens, spring break, Tales from the Motherland, vacations, venting Leave a comment
The Middle… Don’t call me Martha.
Today I ran into The Gap to quickly return something. One of the girls who works there, who I’ve gotten to know (yes, that often), and I were talking about some of the left over Halloween decorations in the store. … Continue reading