Nothing quite prepares a player for that first time taking the field as a freshman on a high school team. No matter how talented a player, those first forays onto the field were better described as “deer in the headlights” than “impressive athlete.” ... Click to Read More: Weekly Read: Boys To Men
... Now, let’s just say you did return from one round to be informed that a few kids had hopped off the wagon back in the woods? I’m asking for a friend because I did not maybe lose two or six kids in the dark of night at one point. Nope. Nothing to see here. Click this link to Read More
It is difficult to give parenting advice when you are in the thick of parenting. I fear the jinx, bad karma, or just looking really stupid when things blow up.
Boywonder, however, has reached that age where he is actually 18 and done with some things. In these cases, I feel marginally safer giving advice. I have the benefit of hindsight and knowing how it all turned out ...
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You just never think it will happen to you. I dashed out to pick up my daughter at school when she was ill, and thought to myself "slippers are fine I'm not getting out of the car." You know what happens next right? My poor baby is feeling very ill and I, trying to be the good mommy, speed down to the village to dash into the Dollar General and pick up some medication. Only when I was standing in said Dollar General did it hit me. I was officially that woman wearing slippers in a store downtown. And me without a house coat and curlers.
You swear it will never happen to you, and then one day it does. #Shame #OhHowTheMightHaveFalle