The Mom Awards, Movies/TV Edition~ In Which Moms Are Good At Making Wholesome Meals, Training Frogs, And Fighting Monsters

Greetings, bloggerly chums!

If you hadn’t noticed, this weekend is Mother’s Day. So today we are doing some mom awards! For this post, I will be acknowledging noteworthy moms in movies and TV shows.

And that’s all the introduction you’re getting today.

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A Sponge’s Ranking Of (Almost) Every Pixar Movie~ In Which I Flail About Motorized Vehicles, Rodents, Insects, And A Very Special Trash Compacter

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I have been an ardent Pixar fan since I was very small. My parents raised me to appreciate the merit of animated movies, not merely as a form of entertainment for children, but as a legitimate storytelling medium…let’s just say we can get a little bit nerdy about it at times.

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An Ode To Curmudgeons

Hey there, folks!

Today I draw your attention to that lovable specimen known commonly as the “Grump”, the “Grouch” or the “Curmudgeon.” My list ranges from part-time grumps to Hard-Core Curmudgeons (and may include one or two people that I just wanted an excuse to mention, if I’m being honest here). I apologize in advance for the excessive usage of the words “grump” and “curmudgeon” (as well as variations thereof) within this post.

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Another Year Has Come And Gone~ In Which I Consumed Stories (As Is My Custom) And Evidently 2022 Is Upon Us

Hello, my friends!

I hope you all had a splendid Christmas and got to spend quality time with all those crazy people we call friends and family and eat too many cookies and sing in four-part harmony (more or less) about the miracle of Christ’s birth and maybe even enjoy some snow (we have TONS of it and it’s beautiful but also DRIVING in it is kind of a NIGHTMARE).

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Families, Food, And Lonely Children~ In Which I Scream About One Of My Favorite Tropes Of ALL TIME

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So there is a story that you can tell me over and over again, and I will not get tired of it. Not even a little bit. Here it is:

Once upon a time there was a Sad Child dealing with some level of Severe Loneliness and/or Trauma. Then one day a Kind, Warmhearted family more or less adopted said Sad Child and proceeded to love them, feed them Wholesome Meals, and show them that they don’t need to apologize for existing.

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