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A Pre 9am “Get Your Head Out Of The Washing Machine” Kinda Day

It would seem today is started by my little men as they mean to go on. Which leaves me wondering if I should skip to this afternoon and just lock myself in the kitchen now?
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What If I have The Same Problem as Dr Watson?

Anyone who is a fan of the Steven Moffat’s version of Sherlock Holmes series, will know that in the first episode A Study In Pink,  Dr Watson is seeing a therapist to deal with life after his service in Afghanistan.
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Dear Mama at the Mall

Sharing, because sometimes it’s good to remember; not all those watching you struggle with a stubborn toddler, are judging. Some are perhaps wondering if you need a hug. I know I do at times.x

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Dear Mama at the Mall,

I saw you today, struggling with your stubborn little pigtailed two year old.   I watched as you patiently waited for her to pretend to ride all of the little cars that want to swallow your quarters.  You checked your watch a few times–you were probably already late.  But, you smiled and you laughed along with her while she excitedly ran from car to car, watching you all the time to make sure you were sharing in the awesome experience.


I was standing nearby when she had finally jumped into each car twice, and you insisted that it was time to leave.  She didn’t give in easily.  In fact, she continued to move from car to car, and she was fast.  You went after her, smiling at me in an apologetic way as you grabbed her between cars.

She kicked.

She screamed.

She had real…

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