Pink Football Pants – Oh MY!

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I just went for breakfast with my friend Diana who must be the world’s greatest mom. She was bereft, having washed her son’s football pants with an old red jersey. The jersey had been washed so many times that she didn’t think it would run. Yet the white football pants were now perfectly pink.

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Getting Lice Is Not Nice

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School will be starting soon evoking memories of new shoes, fresh notebooks, the smell of classroom paste – and LICE. There is the dreaded official notice from the school: It has come to our attention there has been a confirmed incident of lice in your son/daughter’s class . . .

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Boy or Girl Toys

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When my daughter was still in nursery school, she announced: “No more “boy toys.” She had a birthday coming up and wanted to make her gift wishes very clear.

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Snoring Husband

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My husband snores. Most of the time it is a gentle rumbling that can even be a comfort in the night. Once I read an advice column where a woman wrote in complaining about her snoring mate. She said he was a faithful husband, had a great sense of humor, was a loving father, made a good living, etc. Snoring was her only complaint. The columnist wrote back and said with a husband such as she described the snoring should be music to her ears.

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