Monthly Archives: October 2012

Holding Onto Magoo

TweetWhen Magoo gets home from school each day, he doesn’t tell me squat about what’s happened while we’ve been apart. I ask him probing, thought-provoking questions and he shrugs and says he can’t remember. Like a post-traumatic stress victim, he … Continue reading

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One Suck Per Day

TweetLaylee discovered the word “sucks” this week. She’s known the word for a long time but this week she discovered it in all its frustration-ventilating splendor. “I forgot my homework at school. That sucks.” “Oh man. I dropped the spoon … Continue reading

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Words of Wanda

TweetWanda is a character. Often found with one eyebrow up involuntarily, she has much to say about the world. She almost speaks English. Today as I got her dressed: “Mom! This is the crazy shirt in the WORLD.” There is … Continue reading

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