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Karen Mangiacotti
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Karen Mangiacotti is a happily married mom of seven living in New England. She didn't always live the glamorous life of transporting her kids form one place to another. She used to be a writer and comedian, but not one toddler at story time is impressed by this. She has been a single mom, a step-mom, a homeschooling mom, a co-housing mom, and now a blogging mom who writes about life in the Mangiacotti house, which is a little out there, but always an adventure. She is edited by her fabulous husband who is clearly unable to keep his editorial commentary to himself. She also works under the careful watch of her many precocious and outspoken children. It is a miracle anything gets done at all.

Entries by Karen Mangiacotti

The Right Answer I Almost Didn't Give My Daughter

(26) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 3:17 PM

I was brushing my teeth in my bathroom as Gia Luna (5) watched me from the edge of the tub.

Gia Luna: "Mommy, when I grow up will I be as beautiful as you are?"

I choked on my toothpaste.

I saw her sweet little reflection in the mirror, her...

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Ich trage einen Bikini, weil ... Ihr könnt mich mal!

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2014 | 9:50 AM

Hier sind 6 Gründe, weshalb ich - eine 43-jährige Frau mit Übergröße, Riesenschenkeln und vier Kindern - mich vollkommen berechtigt dazu sehe, einen Bikini zu tragen.

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1. Es ist mir scheiß egal.

Ehrlich gesagt bin ich nicht dafür da, damit Sie etwas Schönes zum...

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Uso biquíni porque... Quero que você se dane

(1) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 9:57 AM

Veja as seis razões principais pelas quais eu, mulher de 43 anos, tamanho 42, mãe de quatro filhos e dona de coxas enormes, me sinto totalmente justificada em arrasar de biquíni.

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1. Não estou nem aí.

Eu não vivo para dar prazer de espectador...

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I Wear a Bikini Because... F*ck You

(404) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 10:53 AM

Here are the top six reasons why I, as a 43-year-old, size 12, mother of four, woman with thunder thighs, feel totally justified in rocking a two-piece.

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1. I don't give a sh*t.
I actually do not exist for your viewing pleasure, and...

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The 'Facebook' Town Square

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 11:51 AM

2013-11-25-Shameless.pngThere is a problem.

Technology, as it so often does, has moved faster than our collective enlightened maturity. Now we have the ability to create a visual message that is widely available from our homes with a...

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Mitt Romney on Working Mothers

(12) Comments | Posted April 20, 2012 | 2:21 PM

(Stay-at-Home Working Mothers, part II)

OK, I can't believe I am even doing this, but I think I am about to defend a Republican.

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Stay-at-home Working Mothers

(12) Comments | Posted April 17, 2012 | 10:53 AM

KarenDoesItAll

Oh no she DI'INT!

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The Penis Mom

(867) Comments | Posted December 21, 2011 | 2:54 PM

When I was little I wanted to be a lot of things: Johnny Carson's replacement; A Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader so good I was the only one on the team; an artist with my own wing at the Boston Museum of Fine Art -- you know, normal stuff. I wanted to...

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A Little Neglect Goes a Long Way

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2011 | 1:15 PM




I have a lot of kids. That is, a lot by most people's standards -- not by long skirt wearing, science averse, Duggar...

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