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The Almost Step-Father

September 19, 2010

Benjamin is in the bath splashing entirely too much and talking the entire time. Tonight’s topic is our impending move. And the the most fascinating thing about the new house? Not his new room. Not the basketball hoop. Not even his new bunk bed. No, the most fascinating thing is the fact that a man […]

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Co-parenting & discipline. A surprising delight.

June 6, 2010

I told you last month that John Bear and I, after much deliberation, trial and many errors decided to wave the green flag on John moving into a disciplinary role with Benjamin. The idea of co-parenting used to send chills down my spine. How? I thought, would that even work? And, already, I must admit […]

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On Miraculous Things

May 7, 2010

Our relationship has moved onto the next plateau and John Bear, by his own will, has decided to take on the daunting task of disciplining Benjamin. Having long ago earned Benjamin’s love, John is now earning his respect. And having recently decided that this is, indeed, what I want I have learned to step back […]

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