Some kids are just monsters. Bully monsters. It's disgusting. Parents that condone it should be sodomized with a zucchini.
My child, an average sized 5 year old, plays hockey. Our hockey league sets things up as it should be, keeping kids of the same age together.
We had a tournament with another league. These fools put kids up to 12 years old on teams playing WITH and against 4,5, and 6 year olds. I watched as this behemoth of a girl, probably 10 years old on the ice with kids literally HALF her size.
So of course, she dominated the ice, made goal after goal, and was actually looking pleased with herself. And these morons where actually CHEERING for this!? She wasn't the only one, but I focus on her because she was the one I saw the most of.
First of all, and I know she's a kid, but it looks like she got shot out of an ugly cannon, hit an ugly tree, hit all the ugly branches on the way down, then rolled down a personality sucking hill into a puddle of fat ass. So maybe playing a sport in which she needs to have a helmet on all the time is a blessing to us. Personally I'm not a fan of girls playing hockey, at least my girl. But each family is different, so rock on hockey-ette. But shame on her damn parents. How in the world can they be ok with their kid playing with kids half her size and age, give the girl some credit. That can't be fun for her. She's bullying these kids, these scores can't have any satisfaction for her? Her team mates aren't able to have any fun, they are also little ones. How dumb are their parents for being OK with them playing with that monster of a kid, why didn't they speak up?
Hockey is a dangerous sport when you are playing with kids your own size, let alone playing with kids twice your size. Shameful parents not taking into account my child's safety, their own child's safety too. Idiots.
Well now. I got under the skin of a bit of my readers. I'm glad to see you all finally found the comment button.

After reading several news articles online, seeing several of the same topics come up, I HAD OPINIONS. Young girls with babies by men their fathers age getting arrested for child abuse and neglect. That story links into other stories of similar and just as disturbing topics.

Some of these things HIT HOME FOR ME, from my past. I wanted to get it out of my head. Just to get things straight, my own mother fits into many of these factors. I'm born from an out of wedlock conception.

I vented my frustrations on my blog and I'd do it again. I will do it again. Writing helps me gets thing from my head, otherwise I think on them too much, loose sleep....

So, if I know you personally, obviously this isn't about you. Sorry if you hit a couple of my trash factors. There are SO many more to take into account, as Martha, Heather and Ali pointed out.

I do not consider any of my friends trashy. I'm am quite worried on how upset some got. What should you care what I implied toward you, if you know your not a trash bag, then you probably aren't. Yet, if you are still unsure, then maybe some life changes are in order.
Today I got asked to doing a favor, in fact, I am doing it right now.

I rarely ask for favors. I don't like to impose on people. And really, I'm too particular to have others do things for me.

A "favor".... some people cringe when they hear that word. A bother. A pain in the ass. An inconvince.

I don't.

To me it's an honor. A gift. A chance.

Let's think about it, you have obligations that you cannot meet and you are sending a proxy. By asking a friend to do something for you, you are saying, please BE ME for a little while. What an honor.

Think about it the next time to get pissy with a friend in need. Whether you think it in your head or say it in a grumble after the fact.

Today's therapy session was great, no crying. I got time to talk about me. I realized some things. No one knows me. My husband does and he keeps my secrets well. The great pretender. I think I know me, but I don't. Sometimes, I say the exactly opposite of what I actually think just because there would be a throw down if I said what was really in my mind.

I had all of these witty things to write here.....the just seem smug and stupid now.

This is what I know: by the time I really figure out who I AM, I will be in my seventies. I think about my grandmom, she has her shit together. She knows who she is. Everybody loves her because AND  despite of that. That's who I will be. The strongest person I know.

Screw the Midwest. I need the ocean.
I had done a good bit of Christmas shopping online this year, which was AWESOME, I highly recommend it. I thought I was in good shape, boy was I wrong!

We got the gifts out yesterday to make sure everything was even, having twins, being even is VERY important. We got some BIG stuff. An indoor basketball game for the basement, doll house for princess, tool bench for buddy, etc. Now, as far as gifts to unwrap....pitiful.

Off I go to the stores next week to fill in the gaps. Luckily I found this AWESOME app for my iPhone that i just tested out at walmart whist I did some re-con with the kiddos. Basically, you scan an item and it tell you the lowest price online and lowest price in nearby stores. It uses your location service (make sure you enable it) to determine the nearby store and even tells you if its in stock. So tested it on some mobigo games. I was able to find a better price at other stores for almost all of them. The app is call shop savvy. I heard about it on a day time TV show. It's freeeeee ;)

Next week while the kids are at preschool I am on a mission. I will get this gift buying season conquered ASAP.

three posts in a row that I'm not ranting in? wow!
I took a tiny blogging hiatus for a couple reasons.
1. I have been EXHAUSTED for no apparently reason. I think it's just the weather. Its so nice to stay in my warm bed versus getting up and being cold. so lack of energy + housework and kiddo wrangling = not much time to speak my mind.
2. I was disenchanted with blogging due to some cyber bully. This person didn't appreciate the candidness of my blog posts but in the same breath told me if was boring and lame. So, if my comments and thoughts get a rise out of you, then that's the OPPOSITE of being boring. So I took a break from posting my minds inner workings out there for all to see.

But, I'm all over than now. Screw them if they don't like what inside my head, use the mouse, click the button and get the hell off my blog. the fact that I regularly get 30+ hits daily (one day 150), even though I don't post daily must mean i have something interesting to say.

On a lighter note, I've been enjoying the Christmas spirit that's slowly filling the air. Listening to Christmas music and enjoying the decorations with my kids is wonderful. They decorated my tree for me and it's fabulous. Nothing like a magazine worthy tree, but it's all them :)

I have some recipes to post. Hopefully I'll be getting to that some time soon ;)

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