The Plagued Parent

posts about surviving our children, the Baby Boomers who raised us, and everyone else with an opinion...

Month: December 2015

And so this is Christmas…

‘So this is Christmas And what have you done Another year over A new one just begun’…   I don’t consider this a complicated matter. Words have weight. If you say something, then back it up.  People tend to forget that sometimes. Words can set you free or devise the bars belonging to a cage […]

Liar Bird

Towards the end of October I started harassing Tony about NaNoWriMo. November is National Writing Month where participants sign up to complete the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel in a month. One of the writing groups we are in was encouraging its’ members to do it, and I thought it would be great […]


Author’s Note: I wrote the below post on September 22. It was originally going to run on another site in a series on relationships and bullying. I was going to remain anonymous for a variety of reasons, one of which was the shielding of my daughter. But that was before my husband had to suffer […]

Dear Moms at the Theater…BEHAVE!

My husband and I have always loved the theater, all the arts actually. He is a writer, his master thesis was a film that he wrote and attempted to produce. We love music, all types and we have tried to instill a love of the performing arts in our children. Since the age of four they […]

This Just In…

Here’s a preamble of sorts. We have intentionally avoided publishing much about our family saga as of late. We made this decision solely in considering our youngest daughter. Much has transpired that we did not want her exposed to. We did not want her reading hateful, hurtful things. Most recently an email in which her […]

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