The saying goes, “Failure is not an option.” That was my reality when my daughter was born. My former spouse and I were estranged at the time. I had “run away” to save my pregnancy. Living with him would have probably ended badly so I made the hardest decision of my life and moved back […]
I hate those DayQuil/NyQuil commercials telling me that moms and dads don’t get sick days. Why the heck not? I am a firm believer that we should be awarded sick days because our children are Petri dishes of sickness. What kills me is they get the sniffles and we get laryngitis. So yes, we parents […]
When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. -Erma Bombeck
Up until very recently, my very glamorous day included changing diapers. It was like the cutesy Disney characters on Ollie’s training pants were laughing at me! She would do #1 but she was not giving up having mommy smell her training pant presents daily.
Me Time Sometimes we pretend the hours between our children’s bed time and ours is “me time”, but you deserve better than that.
I believe we are on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom. ~Rosa Parks
It’s meeting the man of my dreams And then meeting his beautiful wife ~Ironic by Alanis Morrisette
She’s cute, quirky and great to be around. She makes you laugh. She fixes your hair. Takes you shopping. You adore her, even if you find yourself holding her purse while she goes to the bathroom. Here’s my advice, “Put down her purse and run!”
How would you feel if someone called you “my love” after a few exchanged messages? Me, it makes me recoil. Don’t get me wrong! I have fallen for someone after a few days. But during those few days, we spent many hours together. We fell in love with the moment of getting to know each other. […]
In honor of the pseudo-holiday I’ve dubbed “Toddler Appreciation Day”, here are just five of the reasons you should love your toddler today. #5 Adventure is their middle name. They are down for a new experience. If you lead, they will follow. #4. Building a blanket fort and watching your favorite childhood movie will make […]