Category Archives: Boys

  1. I Don’t Watch Horror Movies. Parenting is Scary Enough

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    October 28, 2016 by Katia

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    Stuff I can relate to as a parent: anyone in a corset or practicing other forms of holding their breath. …
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  2. The Safety Pin

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    September 7, 2016 by Katia

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    On the first morning of kindergarten Daniel’s name tag was missing its safety pin and that threw us both off. …
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  3. The Swimming Lesson

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    August 2, 2016 by Katia

    The Swimming Lesson 2

    I sit on the parent bench with my eyes fixated on him, or rather the idea of him. I only …
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  4. The Day My Son’s Favourite Stuffy Became an Inanimate Object

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    June 9, 2016 by Katia

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    Blue Bear’s fur is pale blue, its colour and texture immediately categorize him as a washing machine veteran. His tail …
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  5. Typical Phone Conversation Between Two Moms Who Know Each Other Very Well and Have Small Children

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    May 2, 2016 by Katia

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    “All mothers are slightly insane” J. D. Salinger *dialing friend’s number* Friend: yeah, hi (side mumble).   Me: cool. Yeah. …
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  6. Clean

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    January 31, 2016 by Katia

    Clean (1)

    I didn’t make any New Year’s resolutions this year, I never do, but this time it was a different kind …
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  7. I’ve Created a Toddler

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    January 6, 2016 by Katia

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    There comes a time in every toddler’s life when all of their creative energy that’s been building up for what …
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