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Back at ya

As often as I hear my own words come flying out of The Boy’s mouth at random times, you’d think that I’d get over the shock.  I mean, how can you still be surprised at something that happens near daily? … Continue reading

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I did ..not.. just say that

Originally from January 21, 2006 – Boy, age 6 I am a fairly well-educated woman.  I have managed very successful businesses, including being a major part of getting them to the point of said success.  I have managed large crews … Continue reading

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In the job description

I just had to punish my son for the first ‘real’ time. At the end of my short, very calm speech, I wanted to grab him up in my arms, hug the stuffing out of him, and tell him it … Continue reading

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Injustice: Little Children come unto me

I think I’ve probably posted in the past about the Summer Kids:  the kids from down the street who have ended up at my house nearly every day of every summer for the last few years.  I’ve been the impromptu … Continue reading

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Clarification on summer

While I want bourbon and vitamins, I was mainly just being funny there because I also L*O*V*E being at home with my kid in the summertime.  I get bummed and depressed at times because I feel like I’m letting him … Continue reading

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Motherly Love

I very recently made the mistake of exposing a vulnerability to my mother.  Several years ago,  I made a choice regarding an educational therapy for my son; the choice was not whether he would receive the therapy, but where and … Continue reading

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Violate yourself on the dotted line

A minimum of once a year, we stop, drop, and roll ourselves on out to the other side of town to sit with a bunch of public school system (PSS) people whom we do not know, and who do not … Continue reading

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The work of play

I’m happy to report that I lost in a fierce round of Battleship this morning, though it took A LOT of effort on my part to do so.  😉 I’m more happy to report that the boy learned about thinking … Continue reading

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Less than zen

First and foremost, sorry I’ve been so quiet.  Y’all have been so patiently checking in, and I’ve been bizzzz-eeee with work and kid and summer and, ya know, stuff.  If I were here strictly for your entertainment value or for … Continue reading

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Should I stay or Should I go: What would you want your child to do?

[Edited to add that if you have arrived here through a search engine, you’ll probably want to read my post of July 7, 2008, also:  Less than zen.  You’ll find a direct link in the comments below.]   As my … Continue reading

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