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Why I am Officially Releasing My Children from Mother’s Day Observances

I hereby officially release my children from any obligation to observe Mother’s Day. I feel it is important to first clarify what are NOT the reasons for the declaration: –  I am not abdicating motherhood. Free meals and babysitting are still available upon request, or by just showing up. –  It is not because of […]

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Why I Do Not Use Fabric Softener and What I Do Instead: Dryer Balls, Baking Soda, and White Vinegar Options

  I stopped using fabric softener because: the “fragrances” were too strong for comfort they often unpredictably stained my clothing they seemed like a questionable expense they left an unpleasant film around the dispenser the things in the list below work well   What I do now: a scoop of baking soda, approximately 2/3 cup […]

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