Foolish Child #12: Foolish Child’s Foolish Parents

Foolish Child is a biweekly comic series by Dickens

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. Awesome.

    My mother really, really doesn’t believe in lying to children, so when 3 year old me asked skeptically if Santa was real, she said no, but people like to pretend that he is. 44 years later, I still don’t get the whole Santa thing.

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