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Monica Bielanko
A chronicle since 2005 of my marriage & move to Brooklyn in my twenties; becoming a mother in my thirties; moving to Pennsylvania and learning to amicably coparent after divorce in my forties while living 3 doors down from my ex-husband in a small country town.
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Whose Birthday's Coming Up?

About ten times a day we engage in some variation of the following conversation:

Violet: Whose birthday's coming up?

Me: Violet's birthday!

Violet: Three years old! Chocolate cake!

And then she sings happy birthday. Chocolate cake and the spunk to sing happy birthday to yourself. Pretty much all you need to make every birthday a success from three to ninety-three.