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Laurie Nigro

Laurie Nigro And we’re off! That didn’t take long, did it? Lazy summer days already a hazy memory

by Sep 10, 2017
So far, I've not eaten my kids (yay me!) but I can't guarantee it won't ever happen. High school isn't over for a lot more years.

Laurie Nigro In this adventure called life, finding the right tribe means everything

by Sep 3, 2017
I’m a tremendously blessed woman. And that's what I chose to take away from this summer, flying bags of flaming dog crap and all.

Laurie Nigro Who knew an unwelcome summer illness could be so eye-opening?

by Aug 27, 2017
The kids rose up like phoenixes from the ashes of mom-sickness to take care of Mom, themselves and the whole house. They even kept the animals alive. All of them!

Laurie Nigro An empty tissue box and all it represents

by Aug 13, 2017
The empty tissue box that sat in the bathroom for a full week is an example of how no one else in the household feels responsible for its management.

Laurie Nigro Clothes-shopping with my pre-teen, reliving the fashion horrors of my youth

by Aug 6, 2017
Some trendy fashions of the 80s just should not make a comeback.

Laurie Nigro The 40s: a decade of shock and awe

by Jul 30, 2017
The "odd and uncomfortable bits of awful" slowly reveal themselves as you enter your mid-40s.

Laurie Nigro: ‘It’s time for bed. Go get your hammer’ — and other crazy things I’ve told my kids

by Jul 23, 2017
Kids do and say the darndest things — requiring parents to respond in kind.

Laurie Nigro: How I spent my summer vacation

by Jul 16, 2017
Ten days at the ocean with family and friends. What could possibly go wrong?

Laurie Nigro: Can’t retailers let us have a little bit of summer before back-to-school ads begin?

by Jul 9, 2017
Back-to-school circulars arrive before the Fourth of July and by August, stores have Halloween costumes and even Christmas decorations on display.