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January 20, 2008

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Robert K

Screw Emerson. Long live Whitman:

"Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)"

Here's the thing, SK: Embrace your inner "Because I said so."

It feels SO good.

Suburban Kamikaze

Now why didn't I think of that? Yes, I am embracing parenting by Walt Whitman: "I am large, I contain your inheritance."

SK

Foolery

Oh, this must be the greatest parent-angst post EVER! Or at least this week!

Burger King AFTER deal is met. If I feel like it. Because I said so. Nyah nyah. Okay, I suck, but I sleep at night.

And WHO does her highlights? They're DIVINE!

Ella

I remember my parents had a system, rules were different for each child (all five of us), but the rules governing each child were consistent.

When comparisons between different children's rules were made accompanied by "but muuuuuum its not fair" she would just calmly state "fair is not everyone getting the same deal, fair is everyone getting what they need".

To this day I am wary of anyone who tells me something is fair.

Miss Britt

I embrace the crazy side of parenting.

Keep crazy just beneath the surface. Give them a glimpse every now and then. Just enough so that they are... dare I say it... scared.

Mr Lady

Is there a reason someone isn't paying you to write this thing yet?

Someone should. Seriously. You crack me the hell up.

Mish

i agree w/ miss brit.
but its so funny/sad that she thinks you would just toss away her toy, and you really thought about it a great deal. mr lady is right also. well everyone

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