“Moms are so unfair. They don’t GET us!” Said the young, naive, shithead teenager in all of us. I’m sure, like all mothers, mine for one has made many mistakes raising children, probably some she regrets. She burned every cookie… no exaggeration… every single one. Not harboring any resentment over it, just putting it out … Continue reading My Bitter Apology
Just when I thought I was seeing some rays of hope at the end of the tunnel, Cori decides to get strep. How? No idea. She was exposed to the Flu… but not strep… yet here we are tending to a fever for three days, giving her antibiotics and obsessively cleaning/disinfecting/lysoling and repeat in a … Continue reading Can We Just Get a Do Over?
We did it. We chose a school and Cori starts in September. I scooped up the creatures and drove over in my workout clothes and sweat stained hat before I lost my courage and backed out. The idea of giving my child over to complete strangers a couple times a week has given me stupid … Continue reading Who Makes the Rules Anyway?
The child is 3! Three years old and after a weekend full of play and Skye bone cake (per toddler’s request) and watching the Super Bowl in the nursing home (as my husband liked to call it)… not really a nursing home, but when you’re watching it with a room full of people over the … Continue reading Popping the Bubble
Wow. Wow is all my brain could muster after finishing this book. It was so intense that you find yourself holding your breath while reading. I could feel the tension when the German soldier was in Vianne’s home. I could smell the awful coffee they drank when their rations allowed them only the worst. … Continue reading Book of the Month