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The other day, while enjoying a cookie, Ava says “Mama, wanna hear something sad?”
And I’m always up for a little sadness, so of course I respond “Yes.”
And she says (and names have been changed to protect the innocent) “Jessica doesn’t eat sweets. She isn’t allowed to because her mom thinks she’s fat. Today at school she wouldn’t have a cookie and when I asked her why, she told me that.”
A “fat” nine-year-old girl.
And one of those…Continue
How to have a great night’s sleep, one step at a time…
Work all day. Pick up your kids and baby. RACE to your house because you do not have enough time. Enter house. Begin shouting orders at children. Place your way-too-easygoing baby in the center of the floor of the living room, so you can see her while you bolt around the house caring for a sick puppy, repeating orders for the 9th time, preparing for the…Continue
I created a new category called “things I shouldn’t say out loud let alone publish on the internet.” This post, my friends, falls squarely into that category, and may actually redefine the term “over-sharing.”
I actually considered not writing this, even though I felt compelled to do so.
Because this borders a little too closely on something I may want to pretend doesn’t exist. Something I may deny. Something my ego hates to admit.
But in the…Continue