Tag: Parenting

The Presidential Nom pitts Mom vs. Mom

Cocky and ignorant = ME Those words only begin to describe the person I was on the telephone ten years ago, listening to one of my most precious friends vent her feelings of deep frustration and isolation with regard being a stay at home mother of small children while having a husband that traveled excessively... Read more »

Snips, snails, puppy dog tails, body odor, boners and BOOKS: A blog about boys

In 6th grade, some mean girls made fun of me for wearing an undershirt in the locker room during P.E. I’m over it now, thanks, but still when I think of it I FEEL the heat spreading over my cheeks and the powerless ness I felt over my boob-less-ness. Growing up is hard. Speaking of... Read more »

Sex, lies and Fun-dip

Actual bedtime conversation with my 7 ½ year old daughter below. Girl         Who do you love best; Zach (my son) or Dad? Me         Oh, Honey, I love them both. I don’t love one more than the other. Girl         Yes you do. Everybody loves someone most.  I love you most. Me         Thank you. I love you... Read more »

Sometimes Moms just get pooped!

My dog sleep pooped the other night. I can’t be sure because I didn’t see it happen, but the vet DID say that she is a reactive pooper so maybe she was reacting to a dream. Whatever this means to my dog is less important in some ways to what it has come to mean... Read more »

Why I need a freezer in my bedroom

I get a headache once a month, maybe twice. I’m not headachey, so when I do have a thumpy melon I don’t cope well. Because I KNOW this and because I love my family, I put myself in a time-out so that I don’t damage anybody’s feelings permanently with my horribleness. Last night I was... Read more »

Moms who drink and swear - By the numbers

If I were great with numbers, I’d attempt to give you an idea of what my Facebook fan page numbers really mean. But I’m not, great with numbers that is.  I’m not even a great writer, but I’m improving. As I writer I mean. I’m getting good at that. But I’m not writing about my... Read more »

Drama Momma plays Doctor Doom

Boy –      Mom, would you help me bandage up this cut on my knee? I think it’s infected? Me-       HOLY SHIT! IT’S TOTALLY INFECTED! How did this get so bad? You have to tell me when you have a cut like this! Boy-       I forgot. Me-       YOU FORGOT? Dude, you could lose a leg... Read more »

DAMMIT, I'm different.

Weaning from the bottle or binky, sleep training and potty training; pffffth….simple! Fielding questions about vaginas, boobs and wieners, how babies are made and whether or not Santa and the Easter Bunny are real; these are just a few of the things that are easier than the dreaded yet inevitable discussion I had with my... Read more »

Holly-wisdom: Parenting under the influence of celebrity

“Hmmmm….good relationship advice for me tends to be honest and knowing yourself. Don’t be an asshole. Don’t be mean. Don’t take shit. Don’t settle. “ Actress Kristen Stewart (on relationships) While sitting in a waiting room, I read the above quote by Kristen Stewart in an interview she did for Glamour magazine.  This wisdom got me thinking pretty... Read more »