Archive for July 2015

The day I became a (lion) mom

* This post is written for the monthly Chicago Now Blogapalooz-Hour. The prompt this month is: “Write about a time you lost your temper or somebody lost their temper at you”. We have one hour to write it. I became a lion mom eight years, three months and seven days ago. That was the same day... Read more »

When going back home doesn't look like in the movies

Every time I tell someone that I am spending seven weeks in Spain this summer they express their jealousy, envy, and disbelief. It’s all “Ooooh, aaaah, how lucky”. I guess they imagine me lounging around in perfect weather, hanging around with my people, drinking sangría and cooking paellas by the sun. I imagine that too.... Read more »