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I would say I'm sorry, if I thought that it would change your mind...

Admittedly I've slacked on this blog...
I've had A LOT going on in the last few years.
Which is not to say that other people don't, just that I did and I chose to live life instead of simply writing about it.
For a few years back, I spent more time on blogs talking about what was happening around me... never looking at the things in front of me as a participant but almost as an outside observer. Memories through photos, not laughs.

I've decided that with the children grown (19 & 20 as of today) and the husband working himself to death trying to pay off student loans, it's time for mom to get back at it. It's time for me to get a hobby, an outlet, a "thing"...

When my BFF and I started this blog it was partly because in her words I was "like Martha Stewart but like for the sweary mom crowd". I've heard I have good ideas and that I give good advice which is cool to hear though I have no idea how true it is.

I plan to try my best to come back here at least once a week. I will try to tell you about the cool new things I'm trying, products I love and of course ideas and advice on etiquette, homemaking, marriage and raising kids as a modern stay at home "sweary" mom.

Shoot me a message if you want a specific question or situation addressed...

See you soon!!
 ~ Ms. Demeanor


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New topics are coming soon!

~ How to 'break up' with a friend without creating an enemy.

~When is it time to get the kids (and husband) doing chores.

~Ways to help organize your life so you don't miss anything (unless you want to).

~Staying out of your friends marriage; How to not run her life.

~When you should apologize and when you should bite your tongue and move on.


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~When good kids are bad sports: Parents behaving badly.

~Online Friend Etiquette (because etiquette should even extend to Facebook)

~Texting, Messaging and Phone Calls

....and much more!