This is what happens when you arm a teen girl with a brush and hair elastics.
Or when you sit your sorry adult ass on the sofa for a moment, unsuspecting of any imminent hair styling adventures about to take place on your noggin.
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Sometimes I get sucked into an argument I don’t want to have.
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Yesterday, when I left for a shopping trip, there was an Amazon package on the front step. I picked it up without looking who it was for and put it on the dining room table. I knew it wasn’t for me, I rarely shop at Amazon. I figured it was for one of the men.
When I got home the package was still on the table, unopened. I thought, it must be for my daughter. Sure enough, when she arrived home from school and upon completion of the puppy-mauling-attack, she opened her package and took out the following items:
Continue reading “Fidget toys for children with anxiety”
As I type this shortly after lunch, I would have still been in labour 16 years ago today. Contractions began at 2 am so I was driven to hospital where they declared me dilated enough to remain in hospital, but it would still be hours before the baby was born. 🎉🎂
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Sometimes I really struggle with this on-again-off-again part-time parenting I do these days. I mean, I’m still parenting from afar, I’m just not living in the house full-time.
Sorry. I should explain a bit of background for those who are new to my blog. (Welcome! I see quite a few new followers!)
Continue reading “The struggle is real”
My day started out meh and went progressively worse as the hours ticked by.
Note: as I’m typing this it’s not even lunchtime yet. 🙄
Continue reading “Friends and parenting go hand in hand”
This morning we had a 15 minute virtual appointment with my daughter’s teacher to discuss the progress report that came home on Tuesday.
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Disclaimer: This is a rant about covid. If you live in an American State or some nation that is open for business as usual, please don’t comment here with a political agenda. You can comment if you want, but think twice before you hit publish if you’re going to tell me how you had a steak dinner in a restaurant or went to a party at some club or how all your stores are not going out of business because they are all open and functioning as normal. I don’t give a flying
fuck crap which way you lean in terms of your political orientation or covid and I don’t want to engage, or have my readers engage, in a political pissing contest on my platform. Please and thank you. I’m just ranting here to get the unfairness of all this crap out of my system. #SorryNotSorry
My email exploded. There’s a bunch of messages coming through from the hockey manager. My teenager, who is 15, has played competitive hockey since the age of 4. This is probably his third last year of playing competitive – after he graduates from grade 12 (he’s in grade 10) he will probably be done. Unfortunately, this year has been nothing short of a clusterfuck.
For obvious reasons.
But here’s the thing.
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So this morning I ate nutella on toast because apparently, I’m 12. 😳
I also made soup and looked for my reading glasses. That killed about an hour. 🙄
(The soup was chicken and the glasses were on my head.) 😐
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