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The New House Game

By: Mia L. Hazlett 1/13/14 What do I hear when I hear my children play House and use their imaginations? I hear them use their imaginations when it comes to role-playing the man in their “house”. In my game, the man was an assumed role from my reality. My daughters use their imagination from an… Continue reading The New House Game

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A Family Thing

By: Mia L. Hazlett 5/7/12 I know I preach so much about "The Village," but I believe in The Village.  I don't believe there are any single parents out there.  If you claim to be a single parent, than I believe you have a pride problem or you take a lot of people for granted… Continue reading A Family Thing

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When Daddy Doesn’t Show

By: Mia L. Hazlett 3/16/12 The Window Wait.  That's what I call it.  Sitting by the window waiting for what I know is not going to happen.  When my husband and I first separated, Sundays and Mondays were his days with the kids.  Sundays began with a 10 or 11am pick-up and Mondays he would… Continue reading When Daddy Doesn’t Show

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Fun Dad vs. Meaniac

By: Mia L. Hazlett 3/15/12 My youngest has coined a made-up word for me, "Meaniac."  Whenever she doesn't get her way, I'm a Meaniac.  Okay.  I'll take it, it means I'm doing my job.  But like I've stated before, me and her father are separated and I am the custodial parent.  I have found for… Continue reading Fun Dad vs. Meaniac

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Difficult Conversations

By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/28/12 I’ve recently had conversations with family and friends about what is “too grown” for children.  Now like I’ve mentioned before, me and my kids have gone through a lot in the past year. It’s forced me to have an unusually high amount of “grown” conversations with my daughters.  Are they… Continue reading Difficult Conversations