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Okay, Maybe Not Murder

August 25, 2009

Not every homeschooling mom fantasizes about murder. But every single one has plotted her Great Escape, one way or the other. That Wednesday night, sitting at the table with my teen, waiting—watching—waiting for him to compound that fucking interest, I was coming out of my skin. If you’ve never helped with homework: Imagine a friend […]

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So I’m Staring at This Rock…

August 23, 2009

… And I’m thinking, “I could bash him in the head with this rock. But then I’d have to kill his father, too. Better wait until payday.” Fortunately for my son struggling with Compound Interest and his father sleeping on the sofa, Friday was a few days off. By then, the test would be in […]

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Brave or Bitter?

March 26, 2008

Something happened this month that I never considered. Another homeschooling Mom who I know told me that she read my blog. Now, you would think that I’d be pleased. I mean, isn’t that why people keep blogs in the first place? Well, sorta. I really started writing a blog as a way to vent via […]

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Abandon Ship!

November 19, 2007

In total befuddlement, I resigned from our homeschool Steering Committee this morning. Bottom line? A woman’s gotta know her limitations. And it seemed like I was doing an awful lotta rowing, but didn’t get to do much steering. Meanwhile, we’re moored in the shallows because others prefer to just drag their feet like anchors over […]

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Spew vs. Swallow

November 17, 2007

Okay, well, I’m not sure if I still have the hormones to be passionate about anything anymore. But I can tell you – I’m definitely still pissed off. About everything. So I might as well start spewing it out again instead of continuing to shallow, hard and dry.

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