Posts Tagged: child issues

Post-adoption depression

So I’m sure everyone has heard or may be familiar with the concept of “pre-natal depression”. There is such a thing as “post-adoption” depression and I think I’m slowly going through it. The feelings of euphoria have dissipated and almost everyday I’m thinking “Am I doing the right thing?“, “Is this the right path for… Read more »

Things no-one tells you when you’re adopting

So I’ve had MaryJane for nearly a month now living in my house (not real name) and it’s been quite an experience! Once she moved in, it felt so surreal as all outside communications seemed to have stopped. She’s with me now so what do I do? I tried to maintain the routine as much… Read more »

Mysterious Skin (2004) Movie – Or how it wasn’t actually about UFOs

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0370986/?ref_=nv_sr_1 A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. First thing first, do not watch this movie if you’re sensitive or easily disturbed. I was not prepared at all to go where the movie took me and it definitely wasn’t in a UFO chase…. Read more »

Hereditary or the movie about Cultist Grandma

I refuse to watch any trailers. I think nowadays, 90% of the plot is given away in 2 minutes in a desperate attempt to draw in audiences. But when I saw that a new movie was called as good  as the classic Exorcist and Rosemary’s baby (which are excellent in my opinion), I wanted to… Read more »

How to bring up your child without a sense of Entitlement

A young man was applying for a high position in a big company. He passed the initial interview and was going to meet the director for the final interview. The Director saw his resume, it was excellent. And asked him: – you received a scholarship at school? The young man replied – I didn’t. –… Read more »

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Answers given by 2nd graders

Why did God make mothers? 1. She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. 2. Mostly to clean the house. 3. To help us out of there when we were getting born. How did God make mothers? 1. He used dirt, just like for the rest of us. 2. Magic plus super… Read more »

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Keep Away From Children

1. You spend the first two years of their life teaching them to walk and talk. Then you spend the next sixteen telling them to sit down and shut up. 2. Grandchildren are God’s reward for not killing your own children. 3. Mothers of teens now know why some animals eat their young. 4. Children seldom misquote you. In fact,… Read more »

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SNL – Time Cover

Saw SNL today from the lovely downloads (I know, it aired on Sunday in the US and some people (like the rest of the world) do not have access to HULU.com) and I started laughing really hard at the “Time Magazine – Are you mom enough?” sketch. So, I wanted to share it to the… Read more »