Category Archives: ambivalence

Taking Three Children to the Grocery Store on Your Day Off: The Stages of Grief

9:00 am: Denial Oh goddamnit, the grocery store.  I forgot about the grocery store.  Hey, you know what?  Fuuuuuuuuuck that.  I’m not going today.  I’m tired and it’s my day off.  I’m seriously not going anywhere today.  Just gonna stay home … Continue reading

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Do They Do Flex Time for Kindergarten?

Phaedra starts kindergarten next week.  In four days.  We’ve been talking about it all year long, all summer long, and now it’s four days away.  She’s totally ready for it, my tiny forty-year-old woman.  In fact, she’s bored of the … Continue reading

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