MAMA DON’T (SHARE)

Yesterday, Sunday, I found out that my son had his first cub scouts meeting on Wednesday. Like, five days ago Wednesday. And I just found out about it. FUCK. Now, I know I’m busy, and I sometimes forget things, like, say, my own lunch, but I don’t forget shit like my son’s first cub scout meeting. … Continue reading MAMA DON’T (SHARE)

MERRY FUCKING CHRISTMAS: THE SECOND EPISODE

It’s that time of year again, uh, again.  You know that one. Where your life’s choices are mocked at the dinner table, your little brother wins the best child award for the 27th year in a row, and you spend a lot of quality time with reinforced lycra. Or maybe that’s just me. . . … Continue reading MERRY FUCKING CHRISTMAS: THE SECOND EPISODE

SHAKE IT OFF (AND JUST BE HAPPY).

 “Mom, she sounds like you.” My daughter said to me on Saturday night, as we watched Taylor Swift in concert from the floor of a packed stadium in Santa Clara. “What do you mean?” I asked. Because, I mean, I love to sing and all, but I own the level of badness that is my … Continue reading SHAKE IT OFF (AND JUST BE HAPPY).

DRIVE

This is a story of day where everything went wrong and still turned up roses. A story about not complaining. A story of making pivots, being present, and of going with the flow. This, is a lesson about going left. Yes, left, as in, instead of right. As in: In life, when things don’t go … Continue reading DRIVE

ALL THESE SMALL THINGS

You know what hurts more than stepping barefoot on a lego? Stepping barefoot on TWO legos. No- it’s barbie shoes- evil plastic particles that they are. Wait, nope, actually, I think it might possibly be barefoot on metal toy airplanes. Yes, That. They draw blood even so for sure that wins. Guess what sucks more than a … Continue reading ALL THESE SMALL THINGS

BLUCK YOU

When my son was really young, say from about age 18 months to three or so, he had a favorite word, unique as his personality, and dropped more frequently than names on the red carpet. He would say it when he disliked his food. He would say it when I asked him to do something. … Continue reading BLUCK YOU

CLOSING TIME

I made a tough trip last week; a nine hour round trip drive to say goodbye to someone truly wonderful whom I love dearly. Someone who had a tremendous impact on my life and the way in which I interact with others. Someone who taught me grace, and humility, and above all, love. My Grandma … Continue reading CLOSING TIME

LEARNING TO FLY (SOLO)

Oh holy day. Oh, holy, holy day. Let me just say, ahem, I sure do I know how to bring in the Holy day with the Spirit, in uh, all sense of the word. Confused? Let me rationalize explain. Easter is a consecration of rebirth,  which is like commemorating life, which is like like. . … Continue reading LEARNING TO FLY (SOLO)

WORK B#TCH

This week is Spring Break. Oh Goody. Yippee Skippee. Or something. While I may have a week’s reprieve from being Professor Talksalot, I got 99 problems and a lecture ain’t one. In fact, my Spring Break 2014 could use a new name: current contenders include: “TWD” (Total World Domination) “SHAWD,” (Super Handlin’ All Wheel Drive, … Continue reading WORK B#TCH

MOTHER OF THE YEAR

#MOMFAILS10 Ways You Really Know You’re Doing It Right1.  Walk your kids to school and a half block away realize that your son is wearing his sister’s shirt (backwards), your daughter’s socks don’t match and neither of them have brushed their hair. Step ever so casually into the nearest driveway, use your own ponytail holder … Continue reading MOTHER OF THE YEAR