Category Archives: sons

Piss and Cheerios

He pissed in my cereal bowl a few weeks ago, brought it to me with a smile. Diabolical, was it? He slapped me because I wouldn’t let him drive the car. He hit my 6-year-old daughter and screamed in her … Continue reading

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Who Has It Harder? Me or Mine?

Exhibit A ME: I spent most of yesterday spray painting a loft bed for my 5-year-old. Long story short, I kept running out of paint, had to wedge multiple hardware-store trips between naps and preschool stuff, and ended up inadvertently … Continue reading

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Ghostwriting for My Kids

As a reader and writer, I feel a bit bad that my kids can’t yet journal their lives. I know if I don’t write things down, I tend to forget them. Think of Poor Christina Crawford! Imagine all the counseling … Continue reading

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Sunday Dawn Haiku

For her:Five-year-old ramblerWineries flourish for youInfinite talking For little him:Upside-down zippersHold winters of discontentAll hail the Sleep Sack For big him:Roaring mouth-breatherKids and suns rise while you sleepA wife’s wrath unfolds Copyright 2009 JLF and the Momplex Blog.

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