Weekend Coffee Share #50

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If we were having coffee, we would talk about our plans for the upcoming week, because so much of the country is celebrating Thanksgiving this week. Although my thoughts on Thanksgiving as something to “celebrate” are evolving (more on that another time) it will be nice to gather with people.

One of my best good friends from Seattle who moved back to her home state of Minnesota about six months before we left is coming here to visit her husband’s family. Our girls are two months apart and I can’t wait to get them together. Also, and this is a surprise, my folks are coming! I am so excited about seeing them and them getting to see Wee One.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you about something really exciting that happened today: WO “read” Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? to me tonight. Obviously, she didn’t read every word, but she read more than she missed, and even got a few I didn’t realize she knew! It was beautiful!

Little Woman

About a week ago, I was at the open gym at the local community center with Wee One, and I heard one mom refer to her cherubic daughter as “little woman.” As in. “Come on, little woman, we’re going home.”¬†I think that sounds cute! We call boy children “little man,” and this is just another kind of endearment.

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Mama Bear Roar

This morning, while waiting (and waiting and waiting…) in line at the DMV (I lost my Washington license today; boo-hoo) I read, in one of my local parenting groups, about a creepy dude at the park skulking around the kids. Another mom was like, oh, was it this guy? And had a whole other story. They were two different creepers, and represent but a drop in the bucket of all the creepers out there, I’m sure.

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