So, I have this affinity for the Awkward Family Photos series…I have the daily calendars, picture books, coloring books, birthday cards, etc…And apparently my 5 yo son has caught my infectious obsession. I’m not convinced the shocked neighbor kid found the humor in this display. Continue reading AWKWARD…
Little One: “SO, pretend you and Daddy are drunk, and so I say to you “I want a puppy,” and so you say YES, and so I get my skateboard and my money and I go down the street but … Continue reading Child of Drunks Has an Adventure!
“MOMMMMMMMMMM!” (Ay) WHAT IS IT BABY, ARE YOU DONE? “COME HERE!!! I NEED YOU.” Are you done? “Yes, well NO, but I just need you to come here.” (UGH) Okay, okay, two seconds–OH, MY…What’s up dude? Are you done? “Mom, … Continue reading 5 + 5 =
Hi. Want to know what it looks like when Mama’s on the wrong/no treatment plan? And clearly needs a break? Then, read on. So, exactly 2 years ago today, I was having quite a Face Book posting binge, the following is … Continue reading Trippin’ in 2015
“I think I could make a new friend in jail.” Continue reading “This Conversation Never Happened.”
in response to Daily Post Challenge “Capable” Continue reading Lost Boy, Please Stay Little
A script, written back in the day by me, was based on real people close very to me. This script never saw the light of day. However, I still feel the need to acknowledge the blatant asshole I now see in my young and “expressive” self. Having gained some perspective on motherhood since, as well as some knowledge of the cluster fuck of mishaps and pain that life can throw at someone; A woman who feels like she is dying on the inside and who is perceived as a disaster most days on the outside as well, but is still … Continue reading Pg. 25
Yesterday morning, in the midst of yet another battle with my son before school, I told him that if he isn’t willing to try to have a better attitude towards me when I picked him up that day, that we were going to have problems. He looked me dead in the eye and warned “If you start to fight with me at school, YOU WILL BE SO EMBARRASSED.” He’s 5. But I wasn’t backing down so easily. I’d pretty much had enough of his mouth this week already, and for like, the past 3 weeks at least. So, I told him … Continue reading When my son tried to call my bluff on who would be more embarrassed…
I tried downloading some educational apps for my Kindergartner, but I’m just not great at researching the “best of” learning tools… Continue reading Why attempting to home school my son was such a bad idea.