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My kids are in an emotionally volatile place.

Right now, because it is afternoon, but they don’t really nap anymore.

Later this afternoon, because they won’t haveĀ had dinner yet.

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Children

Emersonisms IX

*We were having lunch with a family friend who was getting to know the kids. She had the sweet idea to play a game of “what’s your favorite”. 667 more words

Motherhood

Cimms and punks

M: Daddy, at your new work will they still say you can stay home on Saturdays and Sundays?
D: Yeah.
E: And will they still say that Mom-Mom can come on Fridays? 64 more words

Kid Quotes

What Means the World to Me

Dear Bubba,

Finally. I didn’t think this day would come… And you might not think much of it, but it meant so much for me. Let me start off saying these last few months have been rough for you because you’re an eight year old who doesn’t listen to instructions and who is extremely, EXTREMELY, lazy. 460 more words

Blended Family

On summer camps and the warming of desks

My summer camp is finished, and it went quite well in my opinion, mostly thanks to the fantastic bunch of kids. I was lucky in that my camp was only 3 days long, 3 hours per day; I know many teachers, especially elementary, are stuck with 1 or 2 week camps for 6 or more hours per day. 1,278 more words

Teaching

Darndest Things: Issue One

After eating Sun Chips with his eyes closed and head bobbing, Reed (4 years old) fell asleep on the table at Subway. His mom carried him, snoring, to the car, and buckled him in. 483 more words

Parenting

heart = broken

And so it ends.

This week has been simultaneously the most joy-filled and most heartbreakingĀ of my entire time in Korea thus far.

In a short 4-1/2 months, I’ve experienced so many emotions while teaching my classes – from fear to happiness to self-doubt to despair to happiness again, and then to joy and love. 1,099 more words

Teaching