Anyone else have a Mother’s Day hangover this morning? I’m not talking about drinks though. Yesterday I wrote a short story about one of my experiences with sexual abuse and the way mothers try to hide from it. I sent it to my mom. And some other mothers in our family. Since I’ve had no reactions just yet (I think it’s a good story). I’d thought I’d post it in case it helps anyone else besides me.
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! With my late-talking son almost finishing another school year, I wanted to post what I sent my son’s teacher. She’s great! And my son’s school has a program which allows one educator to teach the same class of kids for 2 consecutive years. It definitely came in handy during the pandemic, and they’re doing research to find out the benefits! Take a look if you want to honor our essential workers this week.
Opposable thumbs, tool making, and higher emotions are not what set humans apart from other species. We are a ‘parenting’ ape. A homo-patricius, if you will, who spends a great deal of effort raising its kids and passing on knowledge. This is the first of a series of Sci-fi shorts that I plan on writing, which cover a wide range of modern parenting topics. Hope you enjoy it.
My half-blooded Sioux ancestor, Mary Sully, took on the United States government and won! You won't find her story listed in any history books, so I wanted to take the time to tell it.
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As a dad and veteran with two kids, I used to worry about telling people I have PTSD. Would they still think of me as a fit parent? Or maybe people wouldn't even believe I had experienced trauma? In this post I try to tell my story.
So I work for a company.... Okay, let me start again. I worked for a company called Grizzly Industrial. It's a pretty weird place. I got the job after my divorce, and Grizzly really kept me afloat through a tough custody/relocation case with my ex wife. Since parting ways with the company, I've since realized... Continue Reading →
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People who don't "work" and provide housework have always been exploited and underappreciated. But did you know that there was once a women's movement that demanded wages for housework?