Posts tagged "pediatric cancer"

How to do girl's night out right

How to do girl's night out right
A couple of years ago, I told my friend D about Donna’s Cancer Story. I encouraged him to read it. D told me that he just could not read it. At the time, his son Q was only two years old. “It’s too upsetting,” he claimed, “I just don’t think I can take it.” I... Read more »

Strive for balance and remember Donna

I don’t know when, but sometime in the past five years that I’ve been blogging, I know that several times I referred a poem about balance that my mom had on the refrigerator for years. I’m pretty sure she took it down and pictures of grandchildren were put up in its place. I meant to... Read more »

Don't feel guilty about letting your children watch television

When I used to watch the children’s television show Barney (purple singing dinosaur) with my son, I silently predicted which of the singing, dancing, overacting, attention whore kids was most likely to have a future career in porn. When I watched The Wiggles with him, I often fantasized about making sweet wiggles with Anthony, the... Read more »
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10K Training - A Truly Scary Story

Liars can fib about just about anything and everything, but they can’t be dishonest about whether or not they have actually trained for a run, especially in the light of day when they are at the actual starting line in the blistering hot sun, two seconds away from starting a race. I am a poet,... Read more »

Can anger be used for good? This potty mouth mom says YES!

Kenny Chesney. His voice is like buttah. He could sing a song about how much he likes to slowly dismember puppies and kittens with rusty safety scissors and it would still make my heart squishy and my lady parts tingly. But that’s not what this blog is about. Last night when I was driving home... Read more »

Moms who drink, swear and CARE- Kicking pediatric cancer's ASS

“How can you possibly write such terrible things about being a parent? What is wrong with you? As a parent who has lost a child, I am offended by how ungrateful and clueless you are.” Name withheld That email message wasn’t so much fun to receive. In the early days of Moms who drink and... Read more »
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