Category: parenting

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Perhaps … (Click me if you are in AUSTRALIA. I’m not locked.)

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The urn in the kitchen.

(There is a picture that is supposed to go here, it is of the actual urn, on the window sill next to the spider webs and an old steam grate from an old Washington D.C apartment.) Instead, since I forgot the picture when I left this morning, I will post a photo of the spider …

jackass behavior, life, mental health, motivation, organization, parenting, sex, stress

My mini oasis, the sarcasm of compromise, and when my husband is unaware.

Here I sit, with my bullet journal, a pot of brown rice tea, and all my necessities at my nice tile top bistro table in my little yard.  It is good for the head.  Good for the stress. My day was hectic yesterday, and today did not start out much different.  My fourteen year old, …

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… and then everything just changed …

Me and Shade, when Shade was 5. I woke up 17 years ago and sat at the kitchen table across from my father. He was drinking his coffee and eating toast. My mother had something silly on the TV, like Rosie O’Donnell or something like that. I started having contractions and called my Dr. They …