My Mom Has Been Dead 15 Years. And I Remember Every Waking Moment.

There are certain days of the year that I dread. And no matter what preventative measures I take, these dreaded days come. And they don't seem to get all that easier. The absolute worst day of my calendar year is October 7th. And there is no avoiding it. It comes the same time each year. Day after October 6th. Day before October 8th. Every freaking year. The deathiversary of my mom. The deathiversary is the one day each year that I relive every single second of the day my mom…

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What It’s Like to be the Daughter of a Blogger (Who Thinks She’s Super Famous)

This is not written by Eileen Barrins\O’Connor.  This does not have any swears or calling anyone names in it. It is written by Mimi Barrins. (her favorite child) 5 things my mom always yells... #1: Shut your damn mouth!!!!!!!!! #2: Downstairs or outside?! #3: I am trying to write!! #4: Find my computer! #5: Get out of my room! When my dad hears my mom yelling, he always yells, too. Bless his heart. What My Mom and Dad are Like They are always yelling. They are always going on walks (to get…

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