omfg, did you lose your sense of humor down in Juneau, or are you just suddenly way oversensitive about my fondness for the term "butt-pirate?"
heh hehe. Butt pirate. God, I just love saying that.
A combo of chronic sleep deprivation and lack of intergenerationally-accepted adult-child boundaries.
My kids are totally, totally unbearable if they have not slept enough. I've seen kids I thought were just obviously beyond exhausted, and parents who preferred to keep them out "just a little while longer."
duh. Of COURSE your kid is throwing a friggen fit!
And so many kids have seemingly never learned to even entertain themselves, or make themselves useful....
I let both my babies taste dirt. It's organic!
I do draw the line at tasting chicken droppings, though. But I let 'em get dirty, wander around, splash the hose, crawl/walk wherever, throw rocks into puddles, as long as I can still see them and call them quickly back to me.
My kids are 2.5 and 10 months.
I'm taking an intensive summer class again this year-- barring having a very tiny EBF baby or an inconveniently looming due date, I take one class every semester.
Even if it means enrolling the kids in part-time daycare. Making slow-but-steady progress toward my goal of earning my bachelor's is really, really important to me. The summer classes are pretty intense-- 4 evenings a week, 3 hours per class, PLUS mandatory studio time, for...
Originally Posted by boingo82
LOL - DDDDCs are supposed to last for like, a week...but I've had this one for around 2 years. Either they forgot to remove it, or someone spent like $200 to label me "Okaye!" for eternity.
I was just noticing that the other day!
And congrats, booda!
Yes, twice. Once because I was young, in the military, and the guy involved was really a totally irresponsible loser-- he even forgot to drive me to the clinic because he stayed out getting drunk with his OTHER girlfriend the night before the procedure. :
Not someone I wanted to be hog-tied to for 18 years.
I was like Ruby; I would have put myself in thousands of dollars of debt to buy an international plane ticket if I had to. I did have to take two days off work...
Originally Posted by avengingophelia
I think there is a real danger in denigrating education for the sake of being "non-classist," and it sucks. I worked my ass of for that degree, dammit, and that ought to count for something, just like previous experience and a given skill set should.
I agree with your whole post, and this part really jumped out at me. I'm not interested in seeing everyone become all anti-intellectual, but I WOULD like...