My handsome husband and I are sometimes like apples and oranges, fire and water, yin and yang. This is never more evident than when preparing for a major occasion such as leaving for vacation, hosting a party, or anything else that requires more than 5 minutes of organization and preparation. This ... » Learn More about Husband & Wife Showdown
I don't do well with numbers. For many years, I swore I was dyslexic mostly just to mask how ridiculously awful I am at math. The other day I bought a coffee and the smart ass clerk rung me up at "103 pennies." I started to sweat. Yes, that's how bad it is. (I blushed for a second, but did whip out ... » Learn More about Numbers
I enjoy many things in life. Red wine, white wine, naps. One thing I do not enjoy is the feeling of being a complete, raving, off-my-rocker lunatic. And unfortunately, that pretty much sums me up lately. I thought for sure the words of a former student were ringing true; he must be right, I am "cray ... » Learn More about Look, Kids! Mommy’s in a Straight Jacket!
Thank you to my friend Kristi, mother of THREE boys (bless her heart!), for sharing her first birth story. The other two are on their way! __________________________________________________________________________ Did you ever hear a woman say “he was two weeks late?” and feel bad for her?? Do you ... » Learn More about Birth Story: Logan
In the wake of any relationship's conclusion, via break-up or death, we carry pieces of that person with us long after their face fades from sight. Without warning, we are transported back into time. Bette Midler's "The Rose" triggers memories of my Grandmother's funeral. One whiff of Calvin Klein's ... » Learn More about The Things She Carried