Tag Archives: embarrassing stories

I’d like to confess the thought I’m having right now, too.

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I was having my confession heard at a monastery by a priest whom I consider to be very holy.  I had my young son with me.  From past experience, I knew he could be rather disruptive during this time, so I thought putting him in a stroller would help harness his energy. I thought I was so smart putting his toy cars on his tray along with some goldfish to eat. “Great, he has everything he needs to be a good boy while I talk to Father,” I thought.  I was sadly mistaken.  Read the rest of this entry

Could you keep it down, please?

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During Mass the baby needed to nurse. I didn’t feel comfortable doing so in front of everyone, so I went down to the basement, bringing my toddler with me. While I was nursing, my older daughter was taking advantage of the large open area and the fact that I couldn’t catch her while feeding the baby. Read the rest of this entry

Awh, isn’t he a dear?

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When my son was about 2 1/2, he became aware, from listening to his siblings or hearing things on TV, of what we call bad words, like “shut up”, “stupid,” and “jerk.”  So one day when we were in the check out line at the grocery store, an elderly woman Read the rest of this entry

Talk about a major let-down.

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About two weeks after giving birth to my son, I went shopping to buy some nursing bras.  I had heard years before that when a nursing mother hears a baby cry, even one that isn’t hers, she will express milk.  Sure enough, I was in a changing room, leaning over to put on a bra when I heard a baby cry and Read the rest of this entry