Also this profile on Wendy Froud made me almost publicly cry when I read the final sentence. I want to be her when I grow up.
Parenting is hard
Tried battling inertia and attempted to pick up old, half-finished personal website project. Child was bored and threw guilt grenade at me for not playing boardgames with child (<sarcasm>because clearly child's boredom should be my personal responsibility</sarcasm>).
Now looking for a convenient table to flip.
Bother. Despite our best efforts to avoid it, The Plague has struck twin 1. No idea whether it was vacation care or me bringing it home from the shops. Could only get a hold of 2 RATs, so waiting on PCR results to see if anyone else is plague-ridden. Thus endeth Day 1 of Iso. They were booked in for jabs on Friday 🤦♀️
Annoying opinionated people, literal drive-by parenting
Well, it finally happened. Some condescending turd made sure to good & tell me what a terrible human being and parent I am for Being On a Bike With Kids. I did not have the presence of mind to come up with a snappy response, and just basically lost my cool. Need to learn to be more Zen about this stuff.
Many things changed last year but on Saturday the democracy sausages marched on in our neighbourhood (vegetarian and vegan options available, natch). I never thought I’d be so efficient at adding up sums in my head and operating an eftpos terminal. So tired I started falling asleep at 8pm last night. #volunteering
American expat camping out in Sydney for the past 19 years. Geek of many trades. Parent of twins. She/her or they/them.
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