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Why TV is Good For Kids…

I Love Lucy saved my life when I was a kid. My parents divorced when I was two.  Today I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I became fluent in diverse social situations; from drinking Roy Rogers in smoky jazz

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Lonely Mommy (Gestation: 15 Weeks, Six Days)

  I’ve been cruising for mommy friends like a red-assed baboon during mating season. I have a neighbor with a son Clare’s age. Today I pushed my stroller in front of her house six times, stopping to tie my shoelaces,

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