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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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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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Being a Mom in 2011

By: Mia L. Hazlett  12/29/11 As 2011 comes to a close, I must determine what needs to stay here in 2011 and what needs to be treated as life lessons to carry forward.  In August of 2009 my husband and I separated, leaving the bulk of child-rearing to me over these past two years.  The… Continue reading Being a Mom in 2011