• Our Recent Drive-Thru Experience Left Me Filled With Anger

    5 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Every Friday, I buy my seven-year-old a donut. It's one of many little nuggets of joy we employ to get through the hellscape of the last 13 months. She now counts on it - counts the days until she gets it, in fact - so I keep it up to keep her spirits up. I think of it as a reward for getting through five days of pandemic school , where she can't hug her friends or talk to them during lunch.
    Last Wednesday, even though she was on spring break from first grade, the countdown began: “Two more days until my donut!” In the middle of some other activity, she would start wondering aloud about...
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