Monthly Archives: October 2008

so why do adults lie to kids?

We were in therapy today,youngest and myself, when he began for the very first time to bring up some of his past. This isn’t the horrible stuff.We haven’t gotten close to that yet. This is just what adults do tho … Continue reading

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A few minutes of quiet

I am the first one up this morning. I’ve done laundry,emptied the dishwasher, started the swamp stew for dinner (split pea soup,if you must know). It has been cooler here,almost cold some mornings. It is soup weather. We are still … Continue reading

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can I throw up now????

The tutor and her sidekick are here. She is once again super saccharine literally clapping her hands when he does something right. He is twelve for heavens sake. He gives her the cleaver smile and she tells him how his … Continue reading

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aggravation

We were able to play a board game tonight. It was not one of my favorite (not even in the top one hundred-I really am beginning to dislike this game), Aggravation. I came in second. Newest cheated only until caught. … Continue reading

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expectaions

Whenever an experienced parent talks to a soon-to-be parent they smile at the unrealistic expectations;sometimes they cringe. It is the rare expectant parent that can understand just how drastically their life is about to change.I see this with my oldest. … Continue reading

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dilemas (not mine),karate and kindness

Friday starts our week. Our weekend is Wednesday and Thursday. This “weekend” The tutor was here both days,so youngest didn’t have much of a break. I don’t feel particularly sad for him as his last three months have been virtually … Continue reading

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attitudes,mine and some soup

My attitude isn’t the best tonight. I’m feeling a little snarky. I’m feeling a little pouty. I’m royally irked with the tutor. She talks to my son like he is three. He loves it. He has her eating out of … Continue reading

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another day,another schooling issue

This morning at 9:30 the tutor was to come. At 9:20 I was frantically trying to arrange a desk for our home bound student when the phone rang for the umpteenth time. It was the home bound coordinator for general … Continue reading

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my head hurts

I am writing around a migraine. I have eaten 600mg of ibuprofen and consumed a pot of strong coffee in my attempt to stay upright until my husband comes home from work. I have given youngest no expectations today, so … Continue reading

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a very long day

Four restraints averaging twenty to thirty minutes each, one lasting closer to forty-five minutes were the highlight of my day. I have found with this son that once he has stopped kicking and thrashing, if I sit behind him with … Continue reading

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