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Girl Scout Flunky

Happy Birthday Barbie!

Dear Diablo...

Yesterday was Barbie's birthday! You didn't receive the Facebook reminder? Tsk. Tsk. March 9, 1959, the doll made its entrance into the world at a toy fair in New York. Mattel scooped up that Barbie broad and the rest is history...to a tune of over over 3 billion dollars a year. Barbie has literally traveled the world, met countless . . .

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March 10, 2015

The Joy of Body Discovery

As featured on Scary Mommy

Check it out here: http://www.scarymommy.com/the-joy-of-body-discovery/

The moment when your baby discovers his or her hands.

“Holy cow, I have hands! Just look at em’--aren’t they amazing! I can stare at them for hours. Did you know they can fit in my mouth?!”

Adorable.

The moment when kids discover they have a penis or a vagina. Or will get . . .

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March 06, 2015

'A typical' Sunday Morning

I can't make this stuff up if I tried. I wish it was fictional. Every ounce of it. It is funny when you are on the outside looking in, but not when you're in it. With it. With him. With them.

10:45 a.m. on Sunday morning and the kids are all gathered in the front of church, sitting on the steps, immersed in the 'Time for . . .

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March 02, 2015

Young vs. Old

Name: Girl Scout Flunky

Title: Venn Diagram, " Young vs. Old"
Date: 2/27/15

Hour: 2nd

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I want a snack right now.
I need to eat right now.
I need my pills right now.
What time is it?
What time is it?
What time is it?
Is it time for Scooby Doo?
What is the weather like?
Is it cold? It is hot? Is it going to rain?
It might snow. It . . .

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February 27, 2015

Frightful

From a young age, I had an overactive imagination. It started with my Oscar the Grouch bank when I was four. It was about a foot tall and Oscar's eyes were stealthy Oreo's that followed my every move. Rather, I watched him with nail-biting fear. As I grew older, I added things to the list that scared the beejezus out of me. Some of . . .

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February 26, 2015

Busted

I have hiding places for many things. I squirrel items away I think I will remember where I put them. I don't. They are horrifically random too. Worse, my daughter finds them. She either knows me really well or she thinks like me. Maybe a little of both. Crapola.

Our kitchen is under construction right now and has forced us to tackle . . .

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February 22, 2015

Treasures: 20 Items in my Pocket

As featured on Mamalode

mamalode @Mamalode Jan 26
What's in your pocket? GO! Treasures: 20 Items in my Pocket http://ow.ly/HXf0h @girlscoutflunky

(http://mamalode.com/story/detail/treasures-20-items-in-my-pocket)

  1. Shreds of Kleenex

  2. Those damn Rainbow Loom bands

  3. Boogers

  4. Lego heads. Multiple.

  5. Chapstick

  6. Hairbands

  7. To-do lists. On the back of receipts.

  8. Cereal

  9. My . . .

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January 28, 2015

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