Category Archives: Sweet Pea

Sink or Swim: Update (Way Overdue)

First of all, close you eyes, take a couple of deeeep cleansing breaths so you can easily  suspend reality and pretend that I posted this about a year ago when I wrote it.  Ready?  Good.  Read on. I spent some … Continue reading

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Sink or Swim Starts Now and I Pretend I Don’t Care.

A year ago almost to the hour, I published a post about deciding whether or not to let our ADHD kid fail (that kid would be Sweet Pea in case you are just joining us).  Well, Husband and I have … Continue reading

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Bodies: An Actual Conversation

Occasionally Sweet Pea will send me a text while I am at work.  Usually it is to ask to do something he knows perfectly well he is not allowed to do, or to complain that he doesn’t have an iphone.  Last … Continue reading

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Things My Youngest Child Will Never Have, For Better or Worse.

I was at a birthday party for a kid in Pumpkin Pie’s class recently.  I have been doing this “Parenting Thing” for over 13 years now and while I am no expert, I am certainly experienced because 13 years of … Continue reading

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Cloud 8 Goes Metal

Every time I take the shorties to see the dentist, the dentist gets a solemn look on his face and reminds me that they will need extensive orthodonture.  Something about a deep bite that they inherited from one of their … Continue reading

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Things That Have Changed Since I Have Been Working: A List

It has been about 6 weeks since I started back to work.  Of course lots of things have changed because, you know, I am not here all the time.  Duh.  I am still here about half the time, but, whatever. … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Happier-ness

The Shorties were sitting at the table enjoying some ice cream in a bowl at the end of a busy summer day.  Everyone was happy, but evidently Pumpkin Pie felt the need to stir up some trouble. It is important … Continue reading

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