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Helicoptor Mom: land that craft now!!

by TawnyPort on September 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I helped my BFF Maureen's son off to college some 250 miles away in mid-August for football camp. She insisted on visiting him this past weeekend, but we received the bum's rush, after a quick shopping trip to Walmart and lunch. Maureen didn't expect him to be so independent and well adjusted. She needs to find something else to do, besides obsessing about her son and retail therapy..and dragging me on long trips to places we are no longer needed.

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