Tag 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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girls.

(not my actual girl) Last night, my daughter called me to her room where she had been crying for at least an hour. I sat with her and she told me what was going on. There is so much friend … 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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dismissed.

Beautiful art by Sora Ceballos • • • When I was a little kid, my mom had this tradition I rarely mentioned to anyone. Not because it wasn’t great… because it was great… but because it was, I guess, ‘wrong‘. Every year, we … 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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