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Chicken Nipples

“I literally used to think that chickens have nipples.” I raised my eyebrows. “Well, of course they do. They have breasts, don’t they? They have lips too. Yum. Provided they’re deep fried, of course. A bit rubbery otherwise.” Sarah rolled her eyes at me. “Oh, Mom.” The days when I could mess with my kids’ … Read more


Stubbornness to me isn’t merely about going head-to-head with your teenager, letting the dirty dishes pile up for days in an attempt to shame him into emptying the dishwasher, seeing who will hold out longer. These days, post-bloody brain, stubbornness holds a much more significant meaning— stubbornness is about fiercely persevering despite numerous obstacles strewn … Read more