I'd like to please share my most recent existential (possibly PMS-related) crisis with you. Recently, I had a thought I'm willing to bet most mothers have had: all I do is nag. If it weren't for us, who would say: finish your homework make good choices eat your vegetables use the hamper ... » Learn More about Sergeant Stephanie Reporting for Duty…with a Smile
This is the third and final post about the ongoing feud with my uterus. If you've struggled with heavy periods, horrible cramps, ablation-related issues, or the finality of a hysterectomy, read on. If you want to catch up, read these first: Part I: When You Get Your First Period at Sea World ... » Learn More about They Took My Uterus & I Feel Great!
I should be walking my dog right now. She's sitting at my feet, imploring me with those sweet brown eyes to get up! let's go! grab that leash! But I'm avoiding eye contact with her because I've got something on my mind and I can't grab that leash until I get it out of my brain, which means I've ... » Learn More about Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
When my now 10-year-old son was in preschool, #HusbandWTF and I had many a debate regarding when the child would start kindergarten. As a late July birthday boy, I was on team Red-shirt, but my husband wasn't so sure. So I did what any sane mama does and interviewed every parent and educator within ... » Learn More about I’m Sorry…You Did WHAT?!
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