Chaos in the car line at an elementary school is not pretty. It was I, the same person who spews bad words and insults the intelligence of those who don’t […]
Now that I’ve been a mother for over five years, my perspective on all things parenthood and little boys has changed dramatically. I find myself say ...
“RAHHHH! I’M A BAD GUY SHOOTING EVERYONE AT THE MOVIE THEATER!” While taking aim at his family with a pool noodle, the sweet, innocent five-year ...
Tearing up as much as my medication would allow was no surprise to me. Because any group of kids singing, especially when they are singing to celebrat ...
Last month I wrote about how much I love school and the reasons why. The more I thought about it, though, the more I realized I love school because there […]
A few weeks ago, I came out of a fog. It was a hateful, paranoid fog, and it made me feel like I wanted to burn down the place. By […]
When I was a little girl, I was not a fan of Santa Claus. He was creepy. He could see me all of the time, knew when I was bad […]
Nothing delights my 4-year-old like Halloween. Ghosts, costumes, and all things spooky are among his favorite topics. Merely mentioning Trick or Treat, spiders or skeletons brings a gleam to his […]
I keep kissing the decreasingly squishy cheeks of my 17-month-old and it makes me think that maybe, just maybe, I want one more baby. Just one more teeny, tiny baby-scented […]
Recently I asked my 4-year-old son to tell me about his favorite part of a recent beach trip. He quickly responded, “When we went back to the beach house and […]
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