Four Hens and a Rooster


Telling stories of mid-life and raising teens and tweens. No matter how messy it may be!

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I’m just coming back from vacation and while I’d love to be sitting here writing a new post, there’s a pile of laundry and a stack of mail that have to be dealt with. In the meantime, here’s a postmore

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” As an actress, a public health advocate and former journalist, Holly Robinson Peete has seenmore

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School’s Out for Summer? Not to Worry! Well…. here we are solidly into summer break. Our last day of school was ‘only’ 3 weeks ago but already school is seemingly a distant memory. While I firmly believe that kids needmore

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It’s not just parenting that takes a village, so does blogging. Anyone of us who’s been blogging for any length of time knows that you have to have a strong community if you’re going to last and succeed – nomore

Since it’s a vacation week, thought I’d share some posts you may have missed the first go ’round! This one is a little vendor love and how State Farm saved my hide a couple of years ago! So, read and be carefulmore

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I love Twitter. I have met some of the greatest people I know thru Twitter and have even managed to meet quite a few in real life. In addition to professional connections, I have made many personal connections as wellmore


I can’t believe that I have not had a text worthy of a Text-as post in over 6 months!! But worry not, friends… I have a couple lined up and they are doozies.   This one is super special because it’s ourmore


What the Hashtag?! The hashtag. You either get it or you don’t, so today I’m going to help you “get it.” It used to be that the # sign was nothing more than a symbol for “number” or “pound,” andmore

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5th Grade Graduation I’m not going to lie. Today is going to be a tough day for me. Today is our very last day of elementary school. As in – ever.  We’ve been thru 5th grade graduation (or moving upmore


I found this little gem hanging around my “scheduled” box and realized that I’d forgotten to post it!! Sorry, Cass!  Today’s Wordless Wednesday and is in honor of our 8th and final field day. I haven’t missed one in our entiremore

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