Category Archives: About the kids

Abracadabra

Local grocery store checkout…on Tuesday…4:30pm… “No.  I said no.”  Seriously, putting all that candy right there.  Right at fucking kids’ eye level.  I hope someone roasts in hell for that idea.  Come on, let’s go people.  I need to get out … Continue reading

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A four letter word

My sweet five-year-old baby boy. My adorable brown-eyed, long-lashed, dimpled baby boy. This sweet, cute, lovable, cuddly baby boy has a favorite word. Butt. Actually, a favorite subject. Butt-poop-pee-pee-diarrhea-fart. Apparently, any business (in a five-year-old mind) that goes on in … Continue reading

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I blinked

A mother of boys, afraid to blink – one’s seventeen and wants to be gone… one’s eight and won’t hold my hand… one’s five and starting school soon… remembering my babies…a blink ago. Trifextra: Week Sixteen Your challenge is to write anything you want, … Continue reading

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Dear 16-year-old self…

My oldest son is in high school.  He is attending Prom tonight and that got me thinking back.   I remember high school like it was last week, not almost 25 years ago.  It’s sad to see that, other than the technology, it … Continue reading

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It’s just not my bag, baby

My oldest son mentioned to me one night that he couldn’t talk with a British accent.   Since we live in the Midwest, this was not troubling to me.   But apparently, a current trend among his friends at school is to hold … Continue reading

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Grandma one-upped me…again

Grandma came to visit. This would be my mother. The baseball game and JCPenney-coupon-using  mother/Grandma. We have a somewhat typical mother-daughter love-hate relationship.  When it’s good, it’s pretty good, but when it bad….I am of the opinion that she tries too … Continue reading

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It’s a Boy!

My baby had a baby this weekend.  Ok, my baby had a fake baby this weekend.  It’s for his Parenting class at school.   He got to bring home this: It is programmed to cry at different intervals throughout the day.  … Continue reading

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