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About dirtyrottenparenting

I'm a parent of two lovely (most of the time) children. I work full time out of the home and I don't cook well, bake, sew, or do crafty things. I keep my high heels and jewelry at my office because there's no point in having them at home. I love Mondays because I can return to the world of adults, go to the bathroom alone and have nearly uninterrupted conversations with others.

A fun maze for the kids

My parents have been staying with us for March break (March break is 2 weeks long in our neck of the world). The kids love having the undivided attention of their grandparents for two whole weeks! They play games together, … Continue reading

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March break!? When did it break?

Here on the left coast of Canada March break is two weeks long. While I get that by now most teachers could probably use about a month off, 2 weeks feels like a lot of childcare to cover, especially when … Continue reading

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I’m still here. I’ve been baking bread.

I’ve been busy in real life… very, very, busy. Even with all the busy, I’ve been writing posts on a regular basis; they’re all filed away in my head. That doesn’t really help most of you folks unless you’re psychic. … Continue reading

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