Flagtacular

Non-binary. What? What the hell is that? What is wrong with kids these days? Can’t they just pick a gender? Why do they have to make everything so complicated?! If it was my kid … So it is. It is my kid. Now what? This isn’t a place you expect to be. I never thought […]

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It Is Time

It’s time for an update. Why? Because I don’t want to study Child Psychology right now. You’re welcome. I had an emotional meltdown at school today. (school = work) Here’s a tip: If you have a stressful life, work at a school. While it does add even more stress, nothing will turn your day around […]

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SAY GAY

This Bill. This massive red flag of a Bill is going to do nothing but add fire to what is already an out of control bonfire of a divide in this country. The way the general public receives information these days is dangerous. Not only because there is seemingly nowhere simple to go to get […]

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Sanity Test

I wouldn’t say I was a “well balanced” individual originally, but I was pretty smart, perceptive, patient…. oh the amount of patience I once had! I was silly and didn’t take life too seriously. Cut to one pandemic, one husband, a gay teenager and a miniature more sarcastic, more sassy 11 year old version of […]

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Consequences Shmonsequences

Today started fine. Typical Wednesday. Wake up, self-assess, nothing too far out of joint, so you allow the day to commence. Wake the sleeping teen, do all the am Mom things, then repeat the whole act for scene 2 with the pre-teen. Breakfast ☑️ Kids all on busses☑️ On time for work WITH coffee (made […]

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Teen Parenting

This shit is not for the weak. When I had little babies I remember parents of teens commenting on how they’d love to switch places with me and my toddler. Sometimes even mid-grocery-store tantrum. I would just look at them like, “WTF are you saying to me right now?! Your teen can wipe his own […]

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Maturity

Maturity and wisdom come with age, right? Well currently my wisdom is teaching me rum makes me snappy and grumpy. In particular Malibu Rum. It’s that or the children I seem to be constantly left alone with. The rum and the children coincidentally have been going together this weekend. Maturity and wisdom are telling me […]

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The Finale

…and then there is this one. My second, my grand finale. My girl. Lordy, where do I begin with this girl? She started out so easy. She was the opposite of her brother. For a minute we thought it would be another tricky pregnancy, but by some happenstance, it righted itself. Delivery was fairly simple […]

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The First One

I often write about the exasperation of parenthood. The frustrations of being a stay at home mom. The challenges I’ve had with raising a not-so-average learner kid. This time I’m writing the mushy stuff. I looked at this photograph I took as a test on a device. Nothing posed or purpose filled. Just a snapshot. […]

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Dumb It Down

Cell phones. They are convenient destruction. We as adults completely abuse the phone. The convenience of it is totally ridiculous. Directions? Ha! I have lived in this house for a year and I am just now weaning myself off of maps every time I need to get outside the city lines. That was not how […]

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