Tag Archives: childhood

Inadequate Mothers

I’m so glad I’ve had help. Continue reading

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Ericisms: Little Ladies’ Man

“Do you have a girlfriend, son?” Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: I am Malala

“Why don’t they want girls to go to school?” I asked my father.
“They are scared of the pen,” he replied. Continue reading

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Ericisms: Bowing the Knee and Breaking Bad

Boys will be boys… Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Doors

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson Continue reading

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Ericisms: The Ever-Expanding Eight-Year-Old Vocabulary

The boy’s inventing New Words: We started a new unit in science recently: geology. Eric is absolutely enthralled: there is an entire science devoted to rocks. He has abandoned his former goal of becoming a cowboy, and now is leaning … Continue reading

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In Which Two Baby Armadillos Wander Out of the Hundred Acre Wood and Wind Up on the Side of the Road in Suburbia

(with profuse apologies to A. A. Milne…) One fine day, perhaps tomorrow, two orphaned young armadillos were trying their very best to follow directions they got from Owl, who had a reputation for being One Who Knew Things because he could … Continue reading

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Being Coy

What a fragile species we are. Continue reading

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Ericisms: Seven-Year-Old Ladies’ Man

“I know what chics like.” Continue reading

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Some People’s Kids…

“I am not weird! I have artistic depth!” Continue reading

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