I know I've been under the radar for a while. Did you think I ghosted you? I would never do that to you. I've just been caught up with the book. You know how it goes. I might have exciting news on that front soon, but I don't want to jinx it so enough about … Continue reading One Woman’s Run to D.C. Women’s March Sparks a Domino Effect of Activism
It's that time of year again, the time when hundred of thousands of parents across the nation will shell out their life savings for a backyard playset. I know. I was one of them. I don't know what came over me - pure, unbridled optimism; utter delusion; dementia - but there was a point not too long ago … Continue reading On The Big Waste of Money That is a Backyard Playset
But apparently not as hard as being a teen. As my kids have gotten older and more independent, I expected life to get a bit easier. It turns out, though, all the things my kids so zealously wanted to attempt as toddlers and mastered as grader schoolers have now become too difficult for them to perform. It's a … Continue reading Raising Teens is Hard
And he got it from me. I would apologize for this, but I'm not all that sorry. It's something that simply can't be helped. Cursing to me is like breathing air. It has to be done. It's for my survival. Believe me, I held off for a very long time - years and years - while … Continue reading My Kid Has a Potty Mouth
*Stares at ground* I, for one, would never forget such a thing. Anymore. On this holiest of holidays, Labor Day, which ushers in the most anticipated day of the year, back to school, I have a post up on Scary Mommy about the high holy day and how I may or may not have forgotten to … Continue reading What Kind of Monster Forgets to Take 1st Day of School Photos?
Coming at you live from Scary Mommy (holla!) my piece on kicking my kids to the curb. Literally. Come September those rug rats are walking themselves to school. If you're a long-time reader, you know I already kick my kids to the curb years ago, and my life has been the better for it. But … Continue reading Kicking My Kids to The Curb