Tag Archives: Parenting As Child Exploitation

Braids

Last night Déla asked during dinner if one of us (myself or Laura) would be able to help get her hair into a braid in the morning. She was pretty earnest in her query, and Laura asked her why she … Continue reading

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PBS Kids 24/7 In Seattle

This news comes with three things – good news, bad news, and a preface. PREFACE: Two and a half years ago when my family visited Massachusetts for a couple of weeks we stayed in a house in Salem. Nearly every … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 3-17-17

I know it’s been over a month. I should write a post about the issues I have had with getting a new phone then attempting to connect it to my computer. But I won’t. Let’s catch up, shall we? Here … Continue reading

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Transgender

I don’t get it. And maybe that’s unpopular to say. I think a lot of people feel the same way but are sort of afraid to admit it. Thing is, there’s a lot I don’t understand, but I also know … Continue reading

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Being Vegetarian

“Oh, the beefless Tips are back in stock. I love those!” The cashier at Fred Meyer seemed inordinately chatty, but I had sufficient coffee so I didn’t mind. I replied, “Yeah, I’m fortunate because I’m making stew tonight and really … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 2-3-17

Hey look, it’s almost a regularly scheduled update. Here we are a week or so ago in front of Fred Meyer when the weather was nice. Walking to school one day I saw this ahead of me. Tevye disappeared one … Continue reading

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Winter Camp 2017

Oh man, this was a fun weekend. Cub Scout Winter Camp is certainly a highlight of the Scouting calendar, and this year did not disappoint. Actually, it was the best outing in years. How much fun was it this time? … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 1-20-17

Yes, this is Monday. I know this is late. This post was actually ready to go up on Friday, but I was busy getting ready to go to Cub Scout Winter Camp. And that will be a separate post. Here … Continue reading

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Parental Blockage

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, and chances are you haven’t, you will have noticed a drop in the frequency of direct parenting related posts. It isn’t for a lack of content. Just this morning Tevye took … Continue reading

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Nibble Nibble

So we find Tevye’s container of snack, some yogurt covered pretzels, and they are partially eaten. Not even half-eaten, but instead much of the yogurt covering has been nibbled off. These were not the only ones. A few others were … Continue reading

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