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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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What We Found in Sweet Pea’s Room: A List

I forced under the threat of severe and extended boredom helped Sweet Pea to clean his room before he left for Camp Mamaw.  I’d rather poke myself in the eye with a sharp stick It was not entirely pleasant and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: What I Did One Wednesday in June

I am new at this Wordless Wednesday thing, so bear with me if my Wordless Wednesday has, you know, words.  I’ll do better next time.  This was my morning one day last month shortly before school ended:

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Sweet Pea Morning

Our dear Sweet Pea is turning 13 this week.  I know, it is a milestone year for us.  In honor of him, I finally finished an old half-done post about him I had hanging around.  You may know that dear Sweet … Continue reading

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