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Leggings: partial payback for centuries of female suffering

by Oct 8, 2017
These stretchy wünder-pants are our right and reward for many hundreds of years of pain and suffering.

Laurie Nigro Sometimes even your most epic fails as a parent turn into memorable wins

by Oct 1, 2017
There's no way you're getting through this parenting thing without a few mistakes along the way.

Laurie Nigro Life is never dull when you marry your exact opposite

by Sep 17, 2017
I left the husband to turn off the television. For some reason, I went back to the family room and quite nearly choked on my chamomile tea when I saw what he had done.

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 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: 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.