Yesterday morning, after kissing Olivia and watching her run to her class line and say hi to her friends, I saw her best friend’s mom (who is also a good friend of mine) and we exchanged pleasantries and spoke a couple of minutes. She then told me something that made my jaw drop and [...]
I struggled with being completely honest, because of course, the internet never forgets and I don’t want my kids to read awful things about their family online.
But then I realized that I can be honest without being vindictive, evil, catty or mean. Because, I am classy.
The first few months after he left [...]
Much like my previous post this one is full of all the facebook status updates that I posted to document the funny things my kids do or say. And, like said previous post, anything that wasn’t in the status update but is needed to explain something is in italics.
2012 December 16th: [...]
Today is Olivia’s half-birthday.
She’s six and a half.
My baby is SIX AND A HALF!
Some people may find celebrating half-birthdays silly, but I am not some people. She doesn’t get gifts, we don’t sing a song–I simply make today a little more…Olivia-centric. I’m making one of her favorite things for dinner (rotisserie [...]
I sit here tonight…frustrated.
I don’t have anyone to vent to–I honestly feel like I am drowning.
I want to be a great mom, that mom who never complains, who never says it’s hard, but…
IT’S FUCKING HARD.
And I feel like I am failing. I really do. Why can’t I fix it? Why [...]
I love books.
If you have been a reader of mine or know me at all, you know I’ve written about them and my love for them a lot. Type “Books” into my search and BAM…posts on books.
It was really becoming ridiculous in my house, because, let’s face it, I don’t really re-read [...]
In the past 18 months (geez, you’re gonna get tired of seeing me type that, but it’s important for me to be clear), I have seen a sharp decrease in my cooking. Not my cooking SKILLS mind you (cuz, I still got mad skillz in the kitchen), but just the number of nights I [...]