October 10, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Lessons Learned As The Daughter Of An Impatient Man

My dad was a lot of things. Most of them were impatient. To this day, he is the most impatient human being I have ever known. It’s really pretty impressive, and I like to think he’d be just a little … Continue reading

August 14, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Blogging for Books: Dad is Fat

My favorite thing on this earth besides Mallowmars…and my kids, who are a close second…is laughing. I love all of the funny people and the funny things they say.┬áSo when the pale and hilarious Jim Gaffigan wrote a parenting book, … Continue reading

August 12, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Car-versations: This is why we’re married.

This weekend, the family drove about an hour and a half away from Seattle to go to my husband’s company picnic. The conversations on the way over made me remember why I enjoy him so much. It’s never a bad … Continue reading

August 8, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Netflix for kids: Kindness is Magic

The number one lesson I try to teach my kids is that kindness is the most important thing in the world. That, and Mallowmars. Now, if Mallowmars were sentient and could be kind, THEY would be the most important things … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Three terrible business ideas, and a brief recap of Blogher 2014

While I was away at the Blogher conference last weekend, I had a lot of time to think. And during that thinking, I came up with three terrible business ideas. So terrible, they might just work! Or not at all. … Continue reading