Category Archives: Parenting


*I wrote this last April, prior to our son beginning a Prozac trial.  I’m wool-gathering, thus putting up old stuff.  (It’s better than writing something rash.)  Also, this post is tangentially related to the piece I’m currently writing.  The title … Continue reading

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Just Like Christmas, Only Better!

It’s always a little nostalgic when you sell your house.  It’s time for us to move on, but I’m dreading it.  I will miss this house.  When we bought it seven years ago, we claimed we were never leaving.  Now … Continue reading

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Autism and Pumpkin Pie

Remember everything you said you’d never do before you became a parent?  Yeah… that. This past Wednesday, in my mad quest to buy red lentils, I forgot to buy the other ingredient I needed.  So, I asked my husband to … Continue reading

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Stupid Halloween. Yes, everyone gets dressed up, and the kids look even cuter than usual.  Blah, blah, blah.  And I spend two months being tortured by my favorite candy bar, which goes on sale everywhere and taunts me from the … Continue reading

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Toddlers Are Tyrants and Slap Bracelet Math

I have been meaning to write this post for a while.  However, the defacement of public property takes time and proper planning.  Also, once my daughter got her mitts on these slap bracelets, she was intent on keeping them all … Continue reading

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