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The Messy Tidbits of a Picture-Perfect Life: School Frustration

I swear I think schools operate in a CYA mode all the time.  It is the most annoying and frustrating experience.  Yesterday, I am sorry to say, I was most unpleasant with Assistant Principal at my son’s school.   349 more words


I Have Lost the Sand

I held you in my arms;
I held you in my hands.
You were my baby.

No amount of holding on
Could keep the grains of sand… 90 more words


A little bit of theatrics for the kids

Since my son turned 3 we have been going to the theatre every so often. I didn’t realise, until it was pointed out to me by my mother in law, that there were theatre productions aimed at children and to be honest what a numpty – why wouldn’t there be! 459 more words

My Kids Taught Me

My Kids Taught Me Mar 26, 2015
I instinctively knew what integrity was. And Hopalong Cassidy had it. And Gene Autry had it. It came with big jaws and patient strong speech. 536 more words


How 2 Get Employed: Follow Ur Dreamz!

If only it was that simple, hey? I think we can all agree that it most certainly is not.

I’ve been waiting a while to write this post because, well, I needed a job to justify it really. 1,512 more words


SHOCK: First graders forced classmate to perform sex acts - EAGnews.org

TOLEDO, Ohio – An Ohio elementary school is investigating a reports of inappropriate touching among the school’s first-grade girls.

A 7-year-old female student at Toledo’s Rise and Shine Academy approached school officials last week with allegations that two of her female first-grade accosted her for sexual favors in the school bathroom on multiple occasions, WTOL reports.

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Do we fall far from the tree?

I can faintly remember a time when my Mom, who was by the way very elaborate in her ways, had taken me to the Nordstrom department store so we could find matching boots. 1,623 more words