Category Archives: can’t make the bitch be a good parent

Over-Parenting

Some things never change.  Last weekend, Bear showed up with broken glasses for the second time in less than a year.  Last time, Gary and I graciously pointed out that the eye doctor we take him to has a branch … Continue reading

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Christmas Chaos

Sunflower has been telling her dad and me about her role in the school Christmas play for weeks now and was obviously excited about it, asking more than once if we will be there.  I planned to be there early … Continue reading

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Nasty Pool

Gary and I chaperoned a 5th grade class field trip for my stepson, Bear, this past week.  When we arrived in his classroom, I noticed right away that Bear’s eyes were bloodshot and red-rimmed like he was nursing a hell … Continue reading

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Guess She’ll Wait Until Her Foot Falls Off

The last weekend the kids were home, Dove’s curly hair was so overgrown and out of control that she couldn’t keep it out of her eyes, and she was struggling to brush tangles out of it.  When I asked her … Continue reading

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What Lie Should I Tell?

Right before we loaded into the car to drive back to Hickville yesterday, Dove sought me out and asked me, “What am I supposed to tell Mama about this?”, holding up her hand. I didn’t know what she meant and … Continue reading

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A Real Father

“Any fool can be a Father, but it takes a real man to be a Daddy.” ~ Philip Whitmore Sr. Uncle Fester, Crow’s arranged-marriage, mail-order groom who mysteriously has no neck or ascertainable gray matter to speak of, hasn’t been … Continue reading

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If They Live that Long…

This week, Crow is going all-out to outdo herself in the bad parenting department.  So far, the week has already involved an emergency trip to the dentist to repair a tooth one of the kids broke while “roughhousing” (translation: the … Continue reading

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