Men are unicorns

Phone convo with my mom this afternoon.

Mom: I just think Ethan really needs a man in his life right now.

Me: Mom, you may as well say Ethan needs a unicorn because I don’t have one of those either.

My mom and I were talking about an email that I received from E’s teacher today. It really pissed me off. I interpreted it as a “he better behave or else” note. (Apparently Ethan has been misbehaving all week, but this is the first I’m hearing about it…)

He’s a completely different kid at home than at school. He’s not perfect, but he’s not REALLY bad either. I’m just not sure what else to do – especially with “dates” coming up (like Mike’s birthday and Christmas, which he’s already mentioned as being hard without his dad).

I’m going home now to reread the email and my response before I sent it. I was hoping the drive would calm me down. I don’t think it has…

Ugh.

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