Monthly Archives: September 2017

Mistakes of Christmas Past

This is the sixteenth year I’ve been a mother on Christmas. Most of all, I recommend enjoying it. It’s like another go around at being a kid. When your children are between 2 and 12, it’s pretty amazing to experience their excitement. … Continue reading

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Dancing Mom

by Lindsay Gallagher on 01/25/2013 In December I took my first ballet class in 25 years.  I know, it’s a shocking number.  Mind boggling, really, but true.  A couple of months before that, I started getting into ballet-shape in Marat’s … Continue reading

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Dance Mom

  by Lindsay Gallagher on 01/17/2013     For some reason, since the start of the spring semester at ballet, Tess has been down on herself.  It’s a bummer.  She had a great Nutcracker, got a good part, had the … Continue reading

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Resolution

by Lindsay Gallagher on 01/5/2013 I know, you’ve heard it before, but if at first you can’t succeed, try try again and again and again.  My New Year’s resolution is to quit cursing — again.  Truly, I can’t explain my … Continue reading

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After School Activity Contract

by Lindsay Gallagher on 09/24/2012 I haven’t blogged in a while.  I haven’t had the time or the energy or the brainpower.  One thing that sapped me of much of my mojo was the transition from summer to fall.  I … Continue reading

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Failing

by Lindsay Gallagher on 03/27/2012 Sorry guys, I have no choice, the time has come for me to let you fail. I’m talking to my kids, of course, the ones who forget their lunches and homework assignments, lose their sweatshirts … Continue reading

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Lost

by Lindsay Gallagher on 03/2/2012 
One thing no one prepared me for about motherhood (or adulthood and marriage for that matter), was the endless looking for lost things.   I have spent years searching under sofa cushions, running up and … Continue reading

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Shit Mothers Say in LA

by Lindsay Gallagher on 01/31/2012 I just watched a very funny video on YouTube: Shit People Say in LA.  It was right on, but the two women were in their 20s and they didn’t have kids, so I decided to … Continue reading

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Happy Meal

by Lindsay Gallagher on 01/23/2012 The other night I attended a ladies-night/40th birthday dinner at nearby Café Gratitude. Has a dorky name and it’s vegan. The dishes have names like I AM HUMBLE, I AM TRUTHFUL and I AM EXTRODINARY, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Letter

by Lindsay Gallagher on 01/4/2012 Yesterday I took down the Christmas tree, which as always, made me teary and nostalgic, not only for three weeks ago when we hung the ornaments, but for all the Christmases those ornaments had survived, … Continue reading

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