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School Is Out, And Doesn't That Just Suck For Mom and Dad?

As always in this town we’ve moved right from the polar vortex winter straight to summer. Fuck you very much spring for gracing us with your wintry mid-March, 30-degree April and snowy May. Yes we woke one Monday morning in May to see snow defecating on us. It’s early June, and we’re at the doorstep... Read more »

Kids Are Not Good Helpers

I love him, but my five-year-old son is not a good helper. It’s not for a lack of trying. Quite the opposite. He hyper-helps–bless his little heart–but his efforts only create chaos and defeat the purpose of his intent to help in the first place. It’s like being a smothering parent. You suffocate your kids... Read more »
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