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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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not today.

Today is a bad day. There are too many things bothering me. I can’t smile. I can’t eat. I can’t do much of anything. I know most of the things bothering me are out of my control, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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xmas photo overshare.

I took a lot of pictures at Mom’s because she is amazing at decorating (and amazing at tons of other things, too). She puts up six trees. That’s not a typo. Six. Two are big… four are smaller. Of course, she … Continue reading

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it’s over.

Christmas, I mean. It’s over. Thank fucking god. (No religious disrespect intended.) Goodbye, Santa. (I’m still hoping you’ll come through for me…) Goodbye, extra financial stress. (Now back to regular financial stress.) Goodbye, ridiculous crowds in my face everywhere. Goodbye, … Continue reading

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wasting time.

It’s sad. I know it is. But I find myself wasting time. It’s not that I don’t have anything to do. It’s quite the opposite. I have tons to do. I could list those things (I, in fact, have a … Continue reading

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a bunch of random stuff.

[I’m not sure about that comma. Does it really belong there?]  I’m still empty. And I’m not sure what to think… I’ve never felt quite like this. I always have something to say. But lately, it’s hard for me to … Continue reading

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I feel like a bad parent.

After school today, my son went with some of his friends to hang out at a park. One of the kids… who he’s never particularly liked, let’s call him A… grabbed a bottle from my son’s backpack. Then, basically, this … Continue reading

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