I'm in this weird stage of parenting where my kids physically need me less, but they're basically emotional dumpster fires that I have to manage or the whole town will be ablaze. My ten-year-old has finally submitted to the fact that the world does not revolve around him, though anxiety seems to ... » Learn More about I Don’t Know Who Needs to Hear This, but We’re All F*cking Up
There's no better feeling than when he looks at me and smiles that smile. His whole face lights up, his eyes sparkle, joyful. Our dance is synced, our rhythm steady. To experience the lilt in his laugh is to know the purest kind of love and in that moment, when I am his, I know it is the closest to ... » Learn More about Dancing in the Rain
Hi, pals! This post is a bit of a departure from my usual writing, but because I have friends who have experienced or who are currently struggling with infertility issues, I agreed to share this important information. Hugs to anyone who recognizes themselves in these words. Forty is the new ... » Learn More about Understanding Pregnancy Over 40
As parents, we all make an oopsie now and then. "Now and then" is a relative phrase, inclusive of our daily mishaps and those occasional whoppers we only discuss with our closest friends after a few glasses of wine. Children generally categorize our oopsie based on the extent of inconvenience ... » Learn More about That Cream Goes WHERE?!
When my son and husband channel their inner 70-year-old and head to the golf course, my daughters and I use our girls' only time to do fun stuff. We go to the movies, visit with friends, and enjoy shopping sprees at Target. To my husband who's reading this: calm down--I used our Red Card so it's ... » Learn More about This is What Happened When a Drunk Lady Followed Us Around Target