Being A Single Mother Of Three (Pets) In College

Being A Single Mother Of Three (Pets) In College

And all of them are named after Star Wars characters.


Being a single mother of three in college is pretty tough, not going to lie. It's not what you think though — my children are animals. I currently am the mother of three pets, Finn (dog-mix), Anakin (dwarf Chinese hamster) and Kylo Ren (betta fish). I love all three with my heart, and the only pet that really causes trouble is Finn, but it's just because he also gets away with a lot because of how cute he is.

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This is Finn, and I mean come on, how can you not let it go that he got into the trash earlier?

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This is Anakin, who is probably the most overlooked of my pets. Finn overtakes most of the attention from him, but I think that he's just a doll and so fun to have sleep on you while you read! He's self-sufficient, doesn't really bite and loves to snuggle.

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Finn isn't too sure of him, and many people are worried that Finn will eat him. And to be honest, I'm a little scared too, which only makes being a mother of three oh so much more fun.

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And finally, we have Kylo Ren, who is a friendly little betta who lives a carefree life. He doesn't get into trouble like Finn and doesn't have as much as a chance to be eaten as Anakin, which makes him the easiest of the bunch. His namesake is a little sassier than him, but Kylo still is sassy and hides whenever new people come over.

Now I'm not a ~typical~ mother of three, but while college gets crazy and out of control sometimes, looking at these little (or not so little) buggers make that life just a little bit easier.

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Why It Is Scientifically Proven That Golden Doodles Are The Best Kind Of Dogs

No matter what color you have, they are awesome.

Let me first say that golden-doodles are golden retrievers and a poodle mix. It's a big difference from other doodles. This is a new, popular kind of dog, that is known worldwide. It has been proven (not really but let's say it is) that they are the best dogs ever, in every color. Here are some reasons why:

1. They are great with kids!

2. Especially sick kids or kids with disabilities!

3. They enjoy the party life!

4. They love every kind of weather!

5. They can help you pass the hardest levels on Candy Crush.

6. They think they are humans.

Or just big babies.

7. They have the best manners!

8. They give the best hugs!

9. They make great therapy dogs! (Plus they are hypoallergenic)

10. They make everything a treasure!

11. They make the best snuggle buddies.

12. They make you laugh on your worse days.

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13. They are superstars!!

14. They make great study buddies! (Very important for college students or middle/high school students)

15. But most importantly, they are the cutest.

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Home Invader Suspected of Cleaning Up

In May 2019, a Massachusetts man is shocked to discover someone had broken into his house. But instead of stealing anything, they tidied up for him.


Imagine coming home after a longs days work to discover your door unlocked. This alone doesn't cause for immediate panic because often it's hard to remember if you even locked it that morning. As you warily enter the house, you are relieved to see your TV is still on the wall, and the computer is still sitting on your desk. When you take another step in, however, you start to feel this uneasy feeling, like someone had been in your house while you were gone.

You notice a smell of cleaning products in the air that you don't remember being there that morning, and to your shock, you see the bedroom door you always leave open, closed. Now is the time to panic. You search the house, calling out for the perpetrator to show themselves. Your children's rooms are immaculate: vacuumed, with clothes folded and beds made, and toilets scrubbed.

Someone has definitely been in your home for hours, pillaging through your intimate belongings, only they hadn't taken anything. The only thing they leave behind is eerie toilet paper origami roses, a staple of the US prison system.

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Although this sounds like a funny sketch from a comedy show, this actually happened to Massachusetts man Nate Roman this May. Roman says in an interview with New York Post: "Growing up in the age we do, my first thought was a serial killer. My next thought was wondering if my son was safe, worrying if someone was still in the house."

Despite the ridiculousness of the crime, it is still a crime. The act of intruding upon someones home not to steal, but to acquaint oneself with the environment is almost creepier than a robbery. Just the thought of someone possibly getting off by touching your objects and lounging in your furniture is extremely off-putting.

The motive of this cleaning criminal is still unknown and he or she is at large. It's speculated it may have been a mistaken house tidied by a cleaning crew--but that seems less likely than a creep having a go in a home with an unlocked door.

Don't forget to lock your doors at night and when you leave in the morning and watch out for toilet paper roses.

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