From the monthly archives:

May 2012

Things Parents Yell at Baseball Games

May 21, 2012

Young Ladrinka has been playing in Little League for kazillionth year in a row (I’m rounding up) this spring which has given me an opportunity to think about the other parents and me in a useful Me vs. Them fashion. I’m just not a yeller (which I hope will be useful when I am old). […]

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Insert Week In Review Post Here

May 19, 2012

Husbandrinka has been away in Paris all week, so I’ve been spending more time than ever with my kids. Usually he gets up to oversee breakfast so I can devote myself to watching The Today Show, but this week it fell on me. And it’s a good thing that it did too, because I got […]

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A Goal (and Sponsored Video)

May 17, 2012

This post is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Please watch the video at the end. One of the things that I’ve done in the past few months is re-commit myself to writing my tale about being born in the Soviet Union and immigrating to the United States at the tender age of nine. Or […]

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May 16, 2012

You know how some days you’re just sitting around, plotting revenge on your enemies when suddenly a word pops into your head? That happened to me and it wasn’t vendetta or alibi, but rather moiety. Moiety, if you must know is less word and more weapon because all those people who hate the word moist […]

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Today’s The Day!

May 16, 2012

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ve probably suspected that I’m on a brink of a nervous breakdown and maybe you even have a little side pool going about when the day that I finally snap will be. Well, great news! If you picked Wednesday, May 16th, 2012, you get to cash […]

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I’m Right, You’re Wrong: If It’s Yellow, Let It Mellow?

May 15, 2012

I’m Right, You’re Wrong is back and this week, we’re heading over to the potty! Yes, all of us! Let’s go! While I was enjoying my time with roommates in Florida recently, an issue came up. Disagreement: If you have to pee during the night, do you flush the toilet after? Disagreers: Marinka vs. Stacy […]

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So, About My Roommate

May 14, 2012

Earlier this month I attended the Mom 2.0 Summit, a blogging conference that no blogger should ever miss, especially in the years that it is held in Miami, at the Ritz-Carlton, beachside. Really, it’s worth leaving your coughing child for. I’d been looking forward to the conference since the 2011 one ended. Seriously, I bought […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 13, 2012

I hope all you mothers out there are having a wonderful day. And to make it all that more special, I’d like to share a very card that I got from 10 year old Young Ladrinka. In case you haven’t had Lasik yet, here is Young Ladrinka’s heartwarming greeting: It’s a very special day and […]

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