First in line to wish me a happy birthday this year: Progressive Auto Insurance. Thank you Progressive for programming your automated system to acknowledge my special day! Yep, I recently had a birthday. I guess that would make it Unfair Mom’s birthday too. … Do alter-egos share birthdays with their original beings? Anyhow, 29 is…

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Beating the stuffing out of a goofy looking pinata can be the highlight of a party! But to some, this practice is cruel and pointless destruction. My daughter falls in the second category. She was heartbroken to see her friends tear apart the colorful little donkey she so carefully picked for her sixth birthday. Now…

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How do you get a group of 6 year olds to sit still? — I have no idea! For my daughter’s six year old birthday party, I rounded up some supervising adults and let the children have at it with swords and magic wands to slay and poof away the dreaded Bubbles of Clean! Sword…

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I just had a very nice 28th birthday … I hope there are many more good birthdays to come! It started out as a normal day. My daughter went to school, my boyfriend went to work, and I played hooky from work. (Don’t get me wrong. I love my job! But I have been having…

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For my 25th birthday, my best friend and I made our own “pin the tail on the donkey” game out of paper, crayons, and tape. It was SO much fun! A few weeks later, when my daughter turned 5, she wanted to do the same. The game did not meet her expectations. … She loved…

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