There is no me in Meternity

There is no me in Meternity
I know what you are thinking….that girl totally did not use spell check before hitting the post button. No worries folks, I do know how to spell maternity. The maternity I’m referring to is the new book by Meghann Foye titled Meternity. According to the New York Post, the novel Meternity “is about a woman... Read more »

Barbie is getting a new image and I'm not crazy about it

Barbie is getting a new image and I'm not crazy about it
I love my Barbies. I still collect Barbies. I loved playing with Barbie as a girl. I never had an issue with the color of her hair or eyes or even how tall and thin she was. I was jealous of her boobs. I wanted boobs. She had awesome boobs. I never saw her as... Read more »

My destination wedding is very real thank you. Thank you very much.

My destination wedding is very real thank you. Thank you very much.
I’m getting married in March. My fiancĂ© and I heading to Las Vegas for the big event. We are getting married by a real live minister and everything. Even though he will be dressed like Elvis To be honest, this has always been my idea of a dream wedding. I’m not into the big formal... Read more »
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My kid does not have "only child syndrome".....he's just being a dick

My kid does not have "only child syndrome".....he's just being a dick
My kid is having a rough start to the week. I don’t know if it’s the time change or what. All I know that in a span of two days I’ve been called into a meeting with his teacher. Twice. On Monday he decided to teach his classmates a new word. The word of the... Read more »

Fostering Children Is Really Nothing Like Fostering Dogs

Fostering Children Is Really Nothing Like Fostering Dogs
We knew from the very beginning our foster child wasn’t going to stay. Our caseworker drilled that into our heads from day one. He was hell bent on moving our FS into a home with a relative. He never had a chance with us. So I pretended he was a dog. A rescue dog. A... Read more »

An open letter to our first foster child

An open letter to our first foster child
To our first foster child, I’m supposed to be writing a letter to your new caregiver but instead I find myself writing to you. After all, these past two months we’ve gotten to know each other pretty well. When you first came to us you were broken. Physically and mentally. You didn’t really know which... Read more »
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I'd rather get a bikini wax than watch my kid play sports

I'd rather get a bikini wax than watch my kid play sports
My son started TBall on Monday and I can honesty say it’s painful. Painful to watch. God Bless his coaches. I don’t know what short straw they pulled to get stuck coaching three year olds or whose shit list they are on but damn. Damn. These little shits are all over the place. There’s always... Read more »

When 9 months happens in 9 hours

When 9 months happens in 9 hours
We finally got the call we’ve been waiting for. We’ve been licensed as a foster home since March and finally received a call for a placement. An infant. What generally takes most 9 months to prepare for, happened for us in just under 9 hours. More like four by the time we got the call,... Read more »

When is sharing oversharing?

When is sharing oversharing?
I took a week away from my blog last week. It wasn’t intentional. I honestly did not have the time. Between starting my new Jamberry business, my in-laws in town for the week, and a week long celebration of my son’s 3rd birthday, it just didn’t happen. Here and there I would check into my... Read more »
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To the mom at my son's swim class

To the mom at my son's swim class
I see you. I see you there on your phone. Watching your child while he swims talking loudly about the “new kid” in class. The new kid who you didn’t meet the first week because you were a no show for class. The new kid who loved his very first week of class. The new... Read more »