Making dinner twice

Last night a hockey mom told me she makes two dinners every night.


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Tuesday happiness

Tuesday is usually my favorite day of the week.

This morning however started off not so good. Actually, the grief carried over from last night, but I’ll spare you the issues.

I’m determined to get my Tuesday back. I’m going to be happy today! Or, at least content.

I have reasons for happiness if I can let go the crappy stuff. Like these: Continue reading

Middle age and deteriorating eye sight

Do you wear glasses? Are they by chance reading glasses?

I have a pair of reading glasses with an attractive frame that were fairly expensive . Their lenses are prescription and work with my distance contact lenses I wear all day.

I only put my readers on when I’m on the computer, when I read fine print, or if I need to see something clearer, up close.

I have no need for reading glasses when my contacts are out. I read my books in bed without my contacts in, and without reading glasses.

Here’s the thing.

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Homework anxiety after school absence

I admit that I am not the most patient person in the world.

There, I said it. Now the internet knows.

Look, I get it that when a kid is sick and misses a week of school, the prospect of going back is a little overwhelming. My younger one has a bit of performance anxiety under normal circumstances, never mind after a week of absence. I get it.

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How embarrassing

I do something embarrassing on most days of the week and it pains me to admit this.

It is embarrassing enough that, if someone comes home while I’m doing it, I stop. I may even leave the room…

It doesn’t matter that my partner says he doesn’t care. I care. It’s embarrassing when he’s in the same room as me.

“I don’t care”, he says while seating himself at the nearby dining table, turning on his ipad.

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