TO was working on a music assignment for school where he kept sharing bits and pieces of Western Classical music with me and saying what it felt like for him. Then came the zinger- “Ayu this guy Bitch makes good music!” and he showed me the laptop screen which had this- Luke 23:34!
I have experience firsthand with only one child and that’s not counting the immature people in my life who refuse to grow up. I have one child. ONE. TO. But he might as well be part of a set of triplets the way he acts at times. One minute loving, sweet and the cutest kid … More It’s A Hard Knock Life!
I write a LOT about parenting. Usually in states of bewilderment or gripes because while it’s a beautiful thing to experience (NOT) it is REPLETE with pitfalls, second-guessing oneself and for me: a usually irresistible urge to flip someone off. I know plenty of people who have kids and extol the experience to the heavens … More Parenting Chronicles- Part 1,2…Oh Screw It!
My feet are dry and the heels are cracked but I can’t figure out why. I badly want an hour long pedi but that’s not gonna happen in the foreseeable future so… am blaming it on the heat and lockdown because it’s du jour. Red was busy tapping away at his laptop and I told … More Of Feet and Mangoes
Of all the stories floating around about Hitler’s demise, am completely inclined to believe the one where he met his end in the bunker. That was a lockdown too and he was shut in for an unforeseeable period with a “loved one”…complete recipe for disaster!
Dear God in Heaven, Oh! how I tried. I tried to grin and bear it but I just couldn’t. I couldn’t stand another second of it. The agony. The utter and complete lack of anything remotely humane. It was just too much…I just couldn’t watch Sharknado 6. If only Kurtz knew about the Syfy Channel…he’d … More I Tried…
The word ‘turbulent’ here refers to the frame of mind of the parents of tweens and not the tweens themselves. Honestly, I can even begin to take a gander at what these self-involved little hoomans are thinking, with half their brains trying to not give into the sociopathy that kids seem to have a blueprint … More Turbulent Tweens
It’s a longish title I admit but sometimes you have such a doozy of a week that you just need to get it out of your system and can’t be bothered by the aesthetics of formatting or “optimum” title lengths. Apparently blogging tip#1 is that one needs to keep the title ‘short and punchy‘ to … More Why Kids Should Come With Disclaimers
My kid rates fairly middling to high on the maintenance scale. As a family am sure we all do. In each others’s eyes if nothing else We rate above average on the drama scale too. And not the kind that rates the good drama and invites curtain calls and huge bouquets of roses. This is … More Saturday Facepalms