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Bouncing – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Blue sky… That was a few days back. These roses are about 14 feet high. Yes the hedge needs some attention when the birds finally fledge. So how do I take a photo of high up roses. Being one half inch above average height rather limits my reaching capacity. Can’t use the ladders. They are loaned out to someone for a few days. That was just before a pesky pandemic broke out. So might see them again in 2021. So…

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Mood baking – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Apparently that is a cake…. Cake or Richter Scale 9 earthquake. The feeling of baking success…. Thank you Sadje for asking about my 10 favourite life feelings. So here goes That feeling of holding your child for the first time. That moment of bliss as the little 6lb bundle of joy screams the place down, Feeling love, The feeling of warmth when you hold someone special, The feeling of waking up after a long and pleasant dream …. forgotten what…

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Pain upon pain upon our hearts – Foster Parents Article

After he learned of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in April of 1968, Robert Kennedy recited from memory this passage from Aeschylus: He spoke those words to unspool a thread of meaning and hope at another time of upheaval and despair in our nation.  I’ve never forgotten them. I was sickened by that video of a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Lloyd, hand in pocket, like a hunter who has subdued his prey. We know…

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On Black Lives Mattering And Resources to Becoming Anti-Racist – Single Mum, Parents Article

Aiden has several nerf guns. Matter of fact, he went through back-to-back-to-back Christmases and birthdays where that’s all he requested. And that’s all he got. He’s not allowed to play with any of them outside. He’s also not allowed to play with water guns outside. Matter of fact, he’s never even owned a water gun. I’ve always refused to buy them for him and refused to allow people to gift them to him. Because I’m afraid that, if he had…

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Homework – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The hardy old rose bush right next to the front door. Against all the odds, it just keeps on giving. In a few hours the school at home project restarts again. One more 7 week push before we finally arrive at the summer holidays. What kind of Britain will it be? The old normal, the new normal or something else. This afternoon was glorious. Hot (for here) and sunny. Unbelievably not a single cloud all day. This is Yorkshire remember.…

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Dear John – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

I seem to have upset someone with my last post. The person clearly didn’t want his name mentioning. Sorry I blocked you John. I assume that’s his name from the email address. My finger must have slipped. Ok John, to help hide your identity how about I call you something like Dork Head. According to my new friend, I apparently was disrespectful to the President of the United States. Really…. I must have missed that one. I was also patronising…

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Our Final Week of Foster Care Aware 2020 – Foster Parents Article

Here’s a look at the amazing line up for the final week of Foster Care Aware! For more info on next steps and to access the Foster Care Aware Guide (with a full table of contents and links to each video), click here.  The post Our Final Week of Foster Care Aware 2020 appeared first on Tidewater Friends of Foster Care. This is only a snippet of a Foster Parents Article written by Derek Munn Read Full Parenting Article

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Gluten and dairy – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Sorry having to milk the red flowers. They don’t last long and then that’s it for another year. Sadly shopping comes round much more frequently. Another weekend shopping experience to be quickly forgotten. Yes we are always thankful to get some stuff. Things like bathroom rolls (toilet paper) and soap are getting easier to find. Finally some popcorn. Ok it’s just salty but we can add honey to it. But then the inner grump comes out in me. So many…

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Social Distancing | Single Morthers Outreach – Single Mum, Parents Article

FJ: What are your responsibilities as the founder of your nonprofit?SMO: The responsibilities of a founder may vary. As a tax-exempt organization, a nonprofit will be accountable to the people it serves, other funders, the attorney general, and the general public. A funder has a choice to be part of the staff or part of the board. Again, I am not the founder of SMO. I am the Executive Director and I am responsible of the operations, management, and administration. I…

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