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Celia Iannelli: Just when you think you’re in, you’re out

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Sinatra sang, "You're riding high in April, shot down in May" when he performed That's Life. Celia has the answer if that happens to you.

Laurie Nigro: Summer showdown: Bugs 1, Me 0

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There's no possible positive outcome to sharing your bathtub with a bug.

Laurie Nigro: Calm in the face of ‘calamity’? Not!

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Life throws unexpected circumstances our way. Even in the kitchen. It's how we respond to them that matters.

Laurie Nigro: Driving yourself crazy — it’s not for every mom

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Shuttling kids from activity to activity sometimes feels like you're spending more time behind the wheel than a cross-country trucker.

Laurie Nigro Man-stink: the struggle is real

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Man-stink clearly spans generations, race, and class, leaving no one safe. Cornering the market on Febreeze wouldn't make a dent.

Celia Iannelli: Life’s paradoxical ‘lost and found’

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We humans possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. It's all whether we recognize the happiness we have while we are living it.

Why even bullies, curmudgeons and otherwise crotchety jerks deserve our best behavior

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Coping strategies for dealing with Kings and Queens of Nastiness.

A mom’s guide to separation anxiety

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The five stages of letting my child go away. Far away. Like, multiple states away. Where I can't be there to console, rescue, and/or feed him in a reasonable amount of time.

When comfort outranks style, you’ve reached ‘a certain age’

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Signs that you've reached "a certain age" are subtle and creep up on you slowly - this week Laurie admits to having recognized quite a few of them.

Laurie Nigro Martha Stewart be damned — let’s just say ‘it is what it is’ and enjoy the holiday

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We may dream of perfection, something out of Martha Stewart magazine — then reality interferes.