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Cractpots to the Rescue

I have had a post stuck in my head for over a week now.  The heavier sentences clunking around in my brain like a belt in the spin cycle of a washing machine.  During the day, the sounds fade into the background noise of a busy household, but at night, the consistent rhythm of them keep me… Continue reading Cractpots to the Rescue

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Dude looks like a Cractpot

To all my lovely Cractpots, I hope you are having a fantastic summer.  For us, it is flying by much too fast.  On the last day of school the kids skipped home chanting,           “No more pencils, no more books.  No more teacher’s dirty looks” and I skipped right behind them merrily… Continue reading Dude looks like a Cractpot

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Identi-T Crisis

i·den·ti·ty cri·sis noun: identity crisis; plural noun: identity crises a period of uncertainty and confusion in which a person’s sense of identity becomes insecure, typically due to a change in their expected aims or role in society. Parents might not have the exclusive rights to this definition but I do feel we qualify as an… Continue reading Identi-T Crisis

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Top Hats and Tails

Welcome to the holiday edition of CracTpot. Happy February 2nd… otherwise known as Groundhog’s Day.  While some of you might feel I’m stretching the definition of ‘holiday’, others, understanding my fetish with formal wear, have already guessed that if I put on my wedding dress to have tea parties with my daughters, I’m definitely going to celebrate… Continue reading Top Hats and Tails