Blending blogging with podcasts

Disclaimer: The following post is about an experience I had listening to a podcast. I am not advertising the blogs or podcasts on behalf of the bloggers, although I did link to them. They didn’t ask me to write this post; I came up with this idea all by myself. πŸ˜‰ Also, be aware: this is a lengthy, wordy post. Exactly the sort of thing you would expect from me. πŸ˜‰

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It was probably two years ago when I discovered a dad-blogger who was as active in blogging as I was. Or maybe he discovered me. I don’t remember. Anyway, at one point we started to read each other, then follow each other, and over time, we got to know one another in the comments.

There is, among blogging moms and dads with school-aged children, an understanding that often doesn’t require explaining. We are IN it, and we get it. And, as in our case, we blog about it. πŸ˜›

He became a friend for a variety of reasons:

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Rage, cleaning and crying

Today, I was drowning.

Suffocating.

This is a typical occurrence in January with this family in this house.

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High points, low points

The high point today was knowing boot camp was on. Today is my third time going to the church basement and exercising with other moms.

The low point was that I woke up at 4:30 am with a headache coming from my neck and shoulder area.

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Monday morning nuttiness

We had a thing this morning.

Some parental stress that could have been, and should have been, alleviated.

Welcome to the nuthouse! Is this why you read here? To witness family drama in all its glory?

Well you’ve come to the right place. Plenty of drama and neurosis available free of charge, right here on WoW. πŸ˜›

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Sunday chit chat

Did you notice I made my blog private today? It was me, not WP, and it was an accident. I was goofing around with something else, and managed to screw things up.

This is my head space today. Yay.

Anyway. It’s Sunday evening and I thought I would send out a ramble to entertain the internet. Nothing exciting has happened, so just some idle chit chat. Feel free to skip and ignore at will. πŸ™‚

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Love on branches

Imagine a tree, decorated to please.

With glitter and glass,

And shiny trinkets.

Some are made by the hand of a child.

Others, handed down from generations ago.

But the new year beckons, and for some, that means something:

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Rink-free evening

Last night, on a Saturday night no less, I was not at a rink.

😢😯😳

If you’re a long time reader here you may understand the significance of this. We’re raising rink rats here, and weekends are usually all about youth sports. And yes, they schedule games on Saturday nights. πŸ™‚

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The reason why

I have been out of sorts this week.

Go ahead, roll your eyes. I know what you’re thinking:

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