And she continued with the litany of identities of all the characters she had drawn, including herself, me, her dad, and Peanut. We were all blonde in the pictures too.
I wondered why there weren’t as many fans here in this country, when literally everywhere else in the world, footballers are akin to gods.
This is what I came up with.
Tantrums happen. Kids act out. But turning to another mom and telling her She Is Lucky is straight up offensive and shows complete disregard for what she’s had to go through to get to where her kids are now.
I want to teach the kids about reward and punishment, and about justice. But more than that, I just want the Dreaded Whiny Scream to STOP.
Back in school, she was intelligent and talkative. She was the only child of a single mother and never knew her father, other than that he had a violent past.
Are we still reinforcing stereotypes from the 1950s in the form of plastic?
In third grade, my classmates and I made a bet to see who would be the one to see Santa.
Startled, I looked up, then down, to see a short woman, presumably Emma’s mom, staring up at me with a smile plastered across her face.
It’s not like the ending will ever change in any of them–the Grinch will give Christmas back to Who-ville, the Peanuts gang will save Charlie Brown’s tree.
The Christmas State Of Mind needs to start earlier and earlier to feed the gift-giving frenzy of a confused populace who keep thinking Christmas is right around the corner, forgetting that speed bump called Thanksgiving.
Until what age does a child who co-sleeps stay with Mom and Dad in their bed?
Pregnancy—a time for warm fuzzies—and awkward and downright offensive situations.
Granted, I never clean so well as when we are about to have guests over.
I myself was at one time guilty of using “u” in place of “you”. I cringe at the thought of it.
I felt genuine pride and wanted to express it. It seemed natural to praise her intelligence, because, well, she was smart…right?
Raising children has helped us build up our own kind of arsenal, one that could be applied to the workplace, helping us survive and thrive.