Story archives - tag: "parent"


We don't have the heart to tell my Mom that our Dad kept asking for her on the morning he died.

tags: parent death widow [add]

2011-06-29 16:16:56 / Rating: 555.25 /


I had the privilege of sitting with Dad as the pain, fear and confusion went away and his breathing became quieter and quieter, and I shared in a little of the peace that came over him then.

tags: death parent peace [add]

2010-03-11 16:13:19 / Rating: 527 /

Reluctant dad

True parenting is going out into the rain to search through the paper recycling bin by torchlight for your son's missing collectible trading cards, and then resisting the urge to strangle him when he finds they were in his coat pocket all the time.

tags: humor parent trading cards children [add]

2009-08-10 10:15:33 / Rating: 764.75 /


While the doctor talked about the pain my father was likely to experience after the back surgery, I noticed he had an erection.

tags: sadism medical arousal parent pain masochism [add]

2006-09-29 22:00:58 / Rating: 659.5 /


When my daughter was a baby I changed her dirty diaper in the car and then went into a home improvement store and while I was standing at the cutomer service desk I looked down I had a little ball of poop stuck on the front of my jeans.

tags: parent baby diaper poop [add]

2006-06-27 17:39:34 / Rating: 595.25 /