Tag Archives: parenting

Standards and the Forces of Chaos

I was going to title this post “Standards and the Forces of Evil”, but that seemed a little harsh on my one year old. As you, gentle readers, may have noticed, I often write about abandoning my attempts to keep … Continue reading

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Irony

B has a cold (it’s not a man-cold, although at first I was suspicious). The toads (especially the smaller toad) have it too. The first thing that drops by the wayside when disaster strikes is my work. I called Mustang … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

Sorry the blog has been abandoned like a couch with bed bugs (i.e.: abandoned, ignored, pretend you don’t know it, just keep walking). It’s because I had been trying to balance too many things and nothing was getting done as … Continue reading

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Cosmic Balance: Parenting Edition

Dear Children o’ Mine: Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, (all the best stories start that way), there was a girl.  Let’s call her K.  K had a little brother.  Let’s call him Junior.  These two … Continue reading

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Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

LLF likes to think up myriad excuses to get out of bed. He knows they have to be legit enough that we’ll do something about them rather than scoffing and sending him to the rightabout. Usually they involve inventive reasons … Continue reading

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Independence

Everyone likes to feel independent (to a greater or lesser degree), but what independence looks like changes as you go along.  When you are 6 months old, being independent means rolling over, and trying to crawl (please let that be … Continue reading

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Conversations

Four Days Ago: Me: Can I have a kiss? LLF: Nope. Boog. Me: I can have a booger? LLF: Yup. Big boog. Me: I’m honoured. Three Days Ago: LLF: Hap Birf Mamaaaaa! Me: It’s not my birthday. LLF: Ope pesent! … Continue reading

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