Tag Archives: competition

Suck In the Middle With You

I’ll be honest, I’ve been feeling a bit down about my kids lately.  I know it’s summer and I’m supposed to be taking it easy, but it still hasn’t been easy. I’ll start with Stella, as that one seems a … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Wins

Today, for roughly 3 minutes, I became one of those parents. Today, for roughly 3 minutes, I lost my damn mind and behaved like some feral mom-beast. I took the kids to their first jiu jitsu tournament. I know, I … Continue reading

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The Chokey-Pokey

Something strange is happening to me as a mom, and it’s rather uncomfortable.  Twice last week I ordered Stella to kick some boys’ asses – one kid academically, and the other for real.  Sort of. In the jungle of 3rd … Continue reading

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Wins of Our Fathers

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but my father is an incredibly competitive person.  He was very athletic all through college, particularly in baseball, and never lost that lust for winning.  Bless his heart, he then had 2 of the … Continue reading

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Venus Envy

I was never in to sports as a young person.  There just isn’t an athletic bone in my body.  Don’t believe for a second, though, that I’m not competitive.  I come by it honestly.  My dad was an athlete.  Apparently … Continue reading

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