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Sarah Wants To Know – Is This Punishment For A Kid Too Harsh?

Parenting is the hardest thing to do.  Especially multiple kids.  If you're not questions your skills on a daily basis, then you are doing it wrong.  This week, I came across a situation with one of my kids that has left my heart broken and feeling absolutely terrible.  I want to revoke the punishment because I feel as though it was brutal.  Either way, the damage is done, literally and figuratively.

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Odd Bumper Stickers – I MAKE MILK WHAT’S YOUR SUPERPOWER – Hmmmm

Driving around today...I was following a vehicle that had a bumper sticker that insinuated that the 'mom' on board donated breast milk.  I smiled and thought 'how sweet'.  I once required donated breast milk for one of my children.  It's a noble thing to do.  And certainly can be hard for a mother to come to terms that she, herself, can't produce milk for her baby.  But, what I read next made my jaw drop!

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Diamond Ring

Getting Engaged On Valentine’s Day – Original or Lame?

Christmas and Valentine's Day seem to be the most popular time of year to get engaged.  Pictures pop up all over Facebook of rings.  Statuses change from 'in a relationship' to 'engaged' with in minutes after the proposal.  But does the proposee really want the proposer to pop the question on these days?

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Pats Petition

PETITION To Bring NE Patriots To Augusta, Maine – We Don’t Have To Wait For LePage

I was greatly disappointed,this morning when I learned that our Governor would not be inviting the New England Patriots to Maine following their epic win against the Atlanta Falcons.  According to, LePage said there was “no chance” that he would invite them because the Patriots are “bad business” and lack “character and integrity.”

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McCoy Tries Sarah’s Facebook Recipes

I have seen some of the simplest recipes circulating around Facebook.  So easy, that I decided to make a couple for my family to eat during the Super Bowl game.  Both recipes were split 50/50 among my kids, so I was curious what McCoy's opinion would be...

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Cookie Bandit at B98.5
Cookie Bandit at B98.5

Coworkers Who Take Your Stuff – Does This Happen To You?

I can honestly say that I have NEVER taken stuff from my coworkers at any of my places of employment.  I was taught by my parents a very simple rule.  DON'T TAKE WHAT ISN'T YOURS.  That's simple...right?  Or maybe I lived a sheltered life...and the act of keeping your paws off other peoples' belongings is harder than it really seems.  

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Valentine's Day

NSFW: Things To Do When You’re Single On Valentine’s Day [VIDEO]

Everywhere you look there are romantic ideas and ways to spend Valentine's day with that special someone.  But what if that 'someone' is nonexistent and you will, in fact, be spending the dreaded V-Day....ALONE!!  Well, have no are some great ways to spend Single Awareness Day!

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Women's March on Maine Augusta_Renee Nelson
Women's March on Maine Augusta_Renee Nelson

Thousands Show for ‘Women’s March on Maine’ in Augusta [photos]

In the days leading up the 'Women's March on Maine' in Augusta the number of people who said they were coming grew and grew. Well, they all showed and then a few!  One of the organizers said there were 10,000 that showed for the event! 

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Brady Ben

McCoy & Dyer Make A Little Wager On The Patriots/Steelers Game

Randy is a Steelers fan (born and raised in Pittsburgh) and Sarah is a Patriots fan (doesn't matter where she's born, she knows a good team when she sees one).  The two teams are playing each other this weekend and McCoy & Dyer have made a little bet...

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Should Daycare Providers Get Paid Vacations?

This is one of the most debatable questions...should you have to pay your childcare when they take a vacation?  Both sides of this might have a valuable argument...but for me, I don't think parents should have to pay.  Here's why...

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