Archive for August 2014

When will the mommy wars end?

When will the mommy wars end?
The war of the mommies. The Mommy Wars. The constant belittling and judging of parenting skills. Non-moms and moms alike passing judgement on fellow women. Staring. Scouring. Whispering. Both the non-mom and the seasoned mom staring at you with laser beams shooting out of their eyes while your toddler is throwing an epic tantrum. The... Read more »

Single Parent Superhero

Single Parent Superhero
Last week I had the pleasure of being all alone. For an entire week. With a two year old. Yeah, I know. I had you there for a minute. All jealous and shit. My partner went on a fishing trip to Canada with his buddies. My girlfriends and I made the joke that I was... Read more »

A tribute to Robin Williams from a once depressed mom

A tribute to Robin Williams from a once depressed mom
Another tribute. I know. You’ve read a million. Mine isn’t any different. Robin Williams dead at 63. Suicide. My heart breaks. I read something yesterday on Facebook that truly upset me. An acquaintance of a friend wrote “It’s amazing how someone with so much could off himself. If you are depressed get help. You have... Read more »
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Hands down, hand me downs rock!

Hands down, hand me downs rock!
When I was a kid, I hated “hand me downs”. You know, the clothes and toys you received from an older sibling or family member. Stuff they grew out of. Stuff they were no longer playing with. Used stuff. Although my mom bought us new clothes when we needed them, we were always given my... Read more »

Facebook, we need a break

Facebook, we need a break
I’m thinking it’s time. Time for a break. Not necessarily a break up. But a break. Like Ross and Rachel. Facebook, we need a break. It’s not that I don’t love you. But I’m tired. Tired of the crap. Seriously, do people not think before hitting “Update Status”? Think about who might be reading. Seeing.... Read more »