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Suzanne Fleet
Suzanne Fleet is the writer behind the award-winning blog, Toulouse & Tonic, and SAHM mom to two stinky boys, who together with her good-natured husband, give her loads of funny writing material. Suzanne is one of Circle of Moms Top 25 Funny Moms of 2013, and a proud co-author of the best-selling books, I Just Want To Pee Alone, and You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth. You can usually find her in pajama pants, balancing a toddler, a computer and a giant bowl of coffee on her lap. Recipe for disaster, and all that.

Entries by Suzanne Fleet

8 Super-Sexy Halloween Costumes for Moms

(36) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 4:07 PM

Think you can't compete with all the Sexy Olafs and Sexy Lobsters out there this Halloween now that you're a mother? Well, think again. Halloween isn't what it used to be when you were a kid, so get out there and sizzle at the neighborhood trick or treat...

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What Makes a Father?

(2) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 1:21 PM

My dad was almost never on time, but he always showed up.

When I was in elementary school, Gene was a postman. He always wore an official postal service-blue pith helmet to protect his head from the sun, carried a skinny can of dog spray and drove a super cool...

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20 cosas que aprendí de mi segundo hijo

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 2:01 AM

El mayor cambio en la vida de una mujer ocurre cuando se convierte en madre. Con mi primer hijo, tenía la sensación de que todos los días estaban llenos de sorpresas.

Cuando me quedé embarazada por segunda vez, pensé: "Ya sé de qué va esto". En algunos casos, era...

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20 Dinge, die ich durch mein zweites Kind gelernt habe

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 2:41 PM

Die wohl größte Veränderung im Leben einer Frau ist die Geburt ihres ersten Kindes. Bei meinem ersten Kind fühlte es sich an, als würde jeder Tag hundert neue Überraschungen mit sich bringen.

Als ich zum zweiten Mal schwanger wurde, dachte ich, ich hätte alles unter Kontrolle. Und in mancher...

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20 Things I Learned From the Second Baby

(8) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 9:43 AM

There's no bigger change in a woman's life than becoming a mother for the first time. With my first child, it seemed like every day brought a hundred new surprises.

But when I became pregnant for the second time, I thought I got this! And in some ways, that was...

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26 Lessons Your Son's Future Spouse Will Thank You For Teaching Him

(15) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 4:06 PM

Although I wanted daughters my whole life, I ended up having two awesome boys instead. I've always been a bit of a guys' girl, so, in the end, someone knew better than I did.

But coming from a family of all girls, I was really scared when I...

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Why I'll Always Mourn the Daughter I Never Had

(17) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 3:10 PM

I first had a yen for a daughter at a time when I was far too young to conceive one. I carried baby dolls with names like Lucy and Amy with me everywhere, gently putting them to sleep in baskets and dresser drawers, tucking their blankets tightly around them.


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WSJ Article Says Three Out of Four Parents Yell Once Per Month. And Now We Can All Feel Like Failures.

(11) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 5:17 PM

A new article in the Wall Street Journal says that three out of four parents yell at their children once a month. I say four out of four parents are liars.

This is the most ridiculous statistic I've heard in my lifetime. I have two little children who've...

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How My Kindergartner Saved Chrismukkah

(2) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 1:46 PM

A certain sad-sack once rescued a forlorn tree from certain Christmas oblivion, giving it a home and a single ornament to call its own. When Charlie Brown saw that sad, lonely tree, it spoke to him and he knew it was meant to be.

This year, a tree spoke to...

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