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Brain thinking thoughts about Brains

I’ve been thinking a lot about brains lately. It’s a side effect of having a child with brain issues. I’ve begun to wonder if the primary focus of brain training should primarily be to train the executive function. Because if … Continue reading

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Why so tense Mom?

I sometimes have moments when everything becomes clear. I understand why my hair is going grey, why I suffer from tension headaches, and why there always needs to be beer in the fridge. This afternoon, I had one of those … Continue reading

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Dear? Didn’t you hear me? Honey? I’m talking to you.

I just have share with the world the Griffin-speak from last week…even though a lot of you reading this will have actually been there, I think there should be a record for the sake of his future relationships. First, a little context. … Continue reading

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Griffin the Food Critic

I’m procrastinating on the last 6,727 words I need to write to get to that magic 50K for NaNoWriMo08, so I thought I would share with you a little tidbit from the Griffin-man. Recently, I’ve been trying to up my … Continue reading

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Introducing the lead singer of the next great band: The Talking Punkins

I had an appointment with a nutritionist at my naturopath’s office yesterday. I took Griffin (four and a third years old) with me. He was sure he wouldn’t need his little bag of cars to entertain himself. Big mistake. I should have … Continue reading

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Opposites

The 4-year-old has a cold. Not a bad one. But just bad enough that he’s got that flypaper nose. You moms know the one I’m talking about–he’s constantly leaking a sticky fluid from his nose that then adheres to his … Continue reading

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What’s that word I’m looking for? Oh yeah…

As I’m getting ready for work today, Griffin stops by, apparently to appraise how well I’ve put myself together. This is his take: Mom, your hair looks…(pause while he appears to search for the right word)…weird. Excellent, because that’s the look … Continue reading

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