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To Parent or Not To Parent. That is the Question

Can you believe that not everybody likes my blog? I think it's funny and I usually get a good chuckle when I write a post. It's always a shock when someone doesn't seem to like my blown-out-of-proportion, dramatic, passionate, and sarcastic virtual musings. I try not to take it personally, but my blog is very personal so it puts me between a rock and a hard place if someone thinks what I wrote sucks. Or, maybe they don't think it sucks, but they disagree with my point of view. (What a shame.) Here's an example, recently someone in my life read my last post and was very confused about why I would write a whole post outlining how awful it is to be a parent and then end with a statement about how I love my children more than anything else in the whole wide world. I should mention that this person is a DINK. No, I didn't call them a bad name. This person really is a DINK- Dual Income. No Kids. Not all DINKS want to be DINKS but some do. I think it's great that…

What Type of Parent Are You? A Quiz.

What type of parent are you? Take this quiz to find out. (We promise it's as fun, and as accurate, as BuzzFeed.)It's 5:30 am on a Monday morning. You are:a)running on the treadmill while your youngest plays with Barbies. She's talking to you, you can't hear her over the thudding but you nod and say, "Yep, uh, yep" every few minutes. This is the only time of day you have "to yourself".b)Asleep. You were up until 3 watching a SyFy movie and checking email so you are beat.c)Up packing lunches for the kids and writing personalized, hand-written notes to tuck into their lunch packs.Ok. So, moving on. It's now 6:45. Where are you and what are you up to?a)you have fed the kids and the pets, made the beds, and are now standing over your third grader saying, "Brush your teeth. Brush your teeth. Brush your teeth. Brush your teeth" while your four year old clutches to your leg.b)in the bathroom. What am I doing in there? I'll never teeeell.c…