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I Lost My Shit Today-A Poem

I lost my shit today, Not unlike any other day, But different from yesterday, Because yesterday we had fun.   Today when I awoke, It seemed like a cruel joke, They were already screaming, “Mommy she is teasing!” And as you can imagine this was not very pleasing.   I’m ashamed of what I have… Continue reading I Lost My Shit Today-A Poem

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Contentedness-A Short Guide on How to be Content as a Parent

Parenting is hard. I should know, I am one. Not a very good one, but a parent nonetheless. (I’m just saying, there’s room for improvement.) If you are like me, you may struggle with your successes and failures, as a mother or father. That is why I would like to share with you all, my… Continue reading Contentedness-A Short Guide on How to be Content as a Parent

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Lies I tell my Children

I have two fairly smart kids. I mean, I don’t see any geniuses coming out of my uterus, but they are totally the next best thing. This is why, I will be BEYOND sad, when they finally figure out my lies. Until then, I will continue to lie, if only to save my sanity. So,… Continue reading Lies I tell my Children

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Cooking with a Toddler, Part Deux or This Dog has a Death Wish

Cooking with a toddler. Cooking with my toddler. Cooking with my toddlerS. Sigh. I wish I could tell you that this happened and it was fabulous. I wish I could sit here, and tell you, that my son and I cooked a beautiful meal together. That we took turns utilizing the ingredients, working the utensils, and… Continue reading Cooking with a Toddler, Part Deux or This Dog has a Death Wish

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Doesn’t everyone keep emergency food in their purse?

Today I took on the monumental task of cleaning out the cesspool that is my purse. (O.K., that was dramatic. It’s not a cesspool, but it is a germ filled bag of mom-crap.) I had been dreading this moment for days. It’s hard to motivate yourself to clean out something small, when you’ve spent the whole… Continue reading Doesn’t everyone keep emergency food in their purse?

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Why isn’t day-drinking more popular? or, Decorating Easter Eggs with My Son

My son has been excited about coloring Easter eggs since I first mentioned it last week. I spent days telling him it wasn’t quite time yet, and he patiently waited, until yesterday. Yesterday, I wanted to stuff burning hot wax into my ears. Yesterday, I wanted to bury my head so deep into a pile… Continue reading Why isn’t day-drinking more popular? or, Decorating Easter Eggs with My Son