Category Archives: parenting

then and now.

[I post this at the risk of showing my age. But I’ll never confirm anything so let’s just forget all about that right now. Thanks.] Let’s face it… this owl was kind of a dick. He totally stole that kid’s … Continue reading

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hose fail.

Every day I spend time trying to catch up on everyone’s blogs. I’m failing and I feel the need to apologize. I’m doing the best I can. I’m sorry. You’d think with my incredibly depressing boredom, keeping up would be … Continue reading

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my girl…

…gave me this. It was exactly what I needed. — ©2018 what sandra thinks

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inadequate.

This is long… and littered with obscenities. And pointless. And embarrassing to post. Want me to be real? This is real. You’ve been warned. Yesterday when I went to pick my daughter from her friend’s house, I was talking to … Continue reading

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my (little) best friend.

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my daughter. I’m with both of my kids a lot, but with her, it’s more than just being in the same place. I think she’s my best … Continue reading

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they fight.

I know it’s normal, but for fuck’s sake. It’s like I live with Itchy & Scratchy. I’m not sure which kid is which character… I think they switch randomly. But holy crap… they’re driving me mad!   They fight They … Continue reading

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can’t make friends.

I don’t know how to make friends. I know… just start a conversation with someone. But I can’t do it. I have no idea what to say. After ‘hi,‘ I’m out. I can’t make small talk. I am just not … Continue reading

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moody monday. #11 #parenting (and more)

I’m having a situation involving one of my kids again. Actually, it’s something I already mentioned in this post… the part about my son. I just wrote an entire post detailing the situation, but I decided not to get into … Continue reading

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