Archive for July 2012

Team Bullied: Mean People Can Suck It

You know when you meet someone and you just instantly click?  You like them, and not Facebook like them, but really like them.  Conversation never lacks and getting to know them is a joy. That is how I feel about my friend Carrie Goldman.  We met through blogging.  She’s got a super terriffic blog on... Read more »

Oh, No She Didn't: When the Babysitter Gets It Wrong

When you’re a working mother (and of course I get that all mothers work, yo, so don’t call me on that shit) and rely on someone else to provide child care, you entrust all that is precious to you to another.  That is a mighty tall order. One thing I have embraced from the first... Read more »

Yin, Meet Yang

Tomorrow marks my daughter’s 7th birthday.  I call it her would be/should be birthday.  People correct me, “No, it IS her birthday, it will always be her birthday.”  Factually, sure, yes, that is an accurate statement.  Donna’s date of birth will always be July 20.  Seven years ago right this instant, I was in the midst of... Read more »
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50 Shades of Grey Dresses

My Mother-in-Law doesn’t like me to call her Grandma, understandably, as she is not my Grandma, but for the purposes of this post, the term Grandma is instrumental.  Trust me, Grandma.  (Word to the wise:  Never trust a person who says, “trust me,” as they will steer you wrong every damn time.) We went shopping together... Read more »