I read the email. Then I read it again. I read it a third time allowing all of my crippling insecurities to overwhelm me. I swallowed back my tears and took a long, deep breath that was mixed with the gratefulness as well as a touch of disappointment. Not because it wasn’t true, not because … Continue reading So You’re Saying There’s A Chance!?
I’m sure it wasn’t love at first sight. In fact, I know it wasn’t. We were unremarkable to one another, but had many mutual friends and spent a little over a year dancing around the same circles without the slightest clue where we would be right now. Sometimes you meet the right people at the … Continue reading Timing is Everything
We live in a world where we are taught more to find what we don’t like in others, more than what we should. We aren’t taught to respect or appreciate differences, rather to convince people to believe, think and feel what we do. I find this is outdated and tired. Call me privileged all you … Continue reading Raising Decent Humans
She insisted she didn’t need to potty before we left. I sat her down like a good little mommy and waited an appropriate amount of time before dressing her to leave. She, of course, chose to announce she DID need to go when we were at the front of the store… oh no… she waited until … Continue reading Another (UN)Successful Story
This is the week my kid stopped napping. I say week with the mindset that all you moms out there will understand. Our kids often go through spells of nap protests, but they typically resume normal behavior soon enough… HA!… couldn’t even type that with a straight face. But that one week… those few days … Continue reading No Nap Zone
You know that one friend that is extremely long winded and the minute they start telling a story you regret not taking a pee break and pouring a tall glass of wine to get through it? That’s kinda how I feel about reading Stephen King. Now, I know he’s a famous storyteller… and I say … Continue reading Book of the Month