Category Archives: Live

15 Reasons Why I’m Not Dressed Yet
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April 23, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

15 Reasons Why I’m Not Dressed Yet

One of the best things about working from home is that I don’t have to get dressed for the office anymore. In fact, I like to start working the moment…

Six Degrees of Perspiration
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April 22, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Six Degrees of Perspiration

The children were asleep in their beds, an empty bottle of cheap champagne lay on its side, and the credits from Mad Men played on the television screen. These were…

Don’t Smoke Around My Kid
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April 21, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Don’t Smoke Around My Kid

I live in Tennessee where, despite laws limiting smoking in public places, plenty of people still do it. Hey, if you want to destroy your lungs, go for it. It’s…

An Unexpected Decision
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April 17, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

An Unexpected Decision

The end of the school year is nigh, and in addition to the usual frantic summer scheduling for the kids that fills up much of my spare time in April…

Now You Are Seven
Bruiser
April 14, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Now You Are Seven

Dear Bruiser, This time last year, you were still my adventurous little kindergartner with a mouth full of baby teeth. What a difference a year makes. Between then and now,…

If Your House Were a Pottery Barn House
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April 9, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

If Your House Were a Pottery Barn House

I’ll be the first to admit that I love seeing the Pottery Barn catalog in the mail. I can totally lose myself in its pristine, people-free pages, and dream of…

Checking Out
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April 3, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Checking Out

“Hello ma’am,” the lady at the register said as I placed a pair of girls tights down on the counter. “Are you ready to check out?” “I am,” I said…

Thank You, Gail
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March 30, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Thank You, Gail

In 2006, I started writing a newspaper column based on this blog for the Nashville Scene, my local alt-weekly newspaper. The reaction was mixed… I wrote a tongue-in-cheek, often snarky…

The Child Within
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March 26, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

The Child Within

A few weeks ago as I tucked my nearly seven-year-old son into bed, I put a hand lightly on his cheek and said, “I really don’t think I can let…