Tag Archives: mommy

From a Freudian slip comes a realization

So I’m singing along with the kids to one of their CDs in the car this morning and the chorus of the song goes something like this: Continue reading


Then enters a calm

Lately I’ve been feeling calmer. So have my kids. I don’t know what has come over me. I’ve read two parenting books, both fairly different in their philosophies.

But both books spoke to me and centered me. I am, rather suddenly, a more confident parent. Continue reading

March Break and Birthdays

For as long as I can remember, my birthday has been defined by March Break.

When I was a kid, my birthday parties were either way before my birthday or way after; never the weekend of my birthday because either all of my friends were away or we were away. Continue reading

You, not your stuff

Ever notice how many little toys young children collect? Continue reading

New year. New mom.

Is there a better mom in the works inside me? I know there is a woman trying to claw her way out of me each time I yell at my kids because they have ignored me for the umpteenth time that hour about something or other. Continue reading

A Penchant for Drama

Just read a great post over here. Made me want to create my own list of things that residents of my house consider tragic. Continue reading

Rough morning exit

I got home very late. It was the company Christmas party. I was out enjoying myself with my colleagues while my husband enjoyed some time alone with the children. Continue reading