I wish you could see… I wish you could see what he's like when no one is around, when no one is watching, warily sizing him up. The funny boy he is when he's not trying so hard To impress you Make you like him To appear smart I wish you could see into her … Continue reading Wish
I entered the school cafeteria with my brave I'm-not-really-a-volunteer-type-person-but-I-want-to-be face on. PTA? Ugh. Being one of "those" moms? Please. Not for me. Always put together with makeup and hair completely in place? Not hardly - even if I wanted to be! Exhibit A: I do not have the hair to pull off being one of … Continue reading Inevitable
Those days. You know the ones. You're out of creamer, you oversleep and everyone coordinates the day to get out of bed on the wrong side. They then proceed to bicker and argue and antagonize each other (and the dog) until the moment they walk out the door to go to school. Yep, that's me. Right … Continue reading Parenting Confessions: Rotten Days Suck
It can only get better. It can only get better. It can only get better. 5:15: "Mom! I'm cold. There's not room for me in the bed. I'm coming in," says dear son. 5:16: Roll over and realize daughter is also in bed and sleeping. When did she climb in? Roll over and pretend to … Continue reading This Day.