I am in the throws of my first and only child free weekend all summer. My daughter’s been home with me since June. Just about everywhere I went, she went. This Labor Day weekend, her grandmother took mercy on my soul and took her out of town. Continue reading
Believe it or not – before I had my daughter – I was quite content in the thought of being the cool aunt that travelled to far off lands and came back with cool souvenirs and clothes from distant lands. I was diagnosed with PCOS and a tilted ovary when I was 18 years old and pretty much decided that I wouldn’t kill myself at the thought of not having much of a chance to have children. I would not live my life trying to get pregnant. If it happened it happened … and if it didn’t and I did want kids, I would adopt a couple of 4 or 5 year olds.
This morning I woke up feeling grateful because Little Me actually slept in her own bed last night – she’s at that age where she climbs in my bed at night – or in some cases, never leaves and I fall asleep first. I stretched out and as we all do at this day and age – grabbed my cell phone and started scrolling through my social media and Mother’s day text messages. Continue reading
I may not be the easiest person to kick it with these days. I am a little overwhelmed and with the set up of some new projects (coming soon to a blog near you) I have been really, really busy. I am okay with it. The most exciting thing I have going on is my kid.
Lately I have been on a money pinching spree – trying to be very careful of how I spend my coins. The goal is to buy a new home for me and my daughter … shortly followed by the dog that she keeps asking me for (she wants a english Bulldog – who is Rubble from Paw patrol). That being said – I may have embarked on a new tradition this Easter. Continue reading
So there are plenty of other bloggers out there talking about Janet Jackson’s divorce. Some are folks out there calling her a gold digger (even though Janet has been giving us ALL of her since the 70’s) because months after giving birth to her son, she split from her billionaire husband. I heard someone say “What you not going to do is drag Janet when she held you all down since that Control album”
When you hear that you are about to be a mom, chances are, you have all of these Claire Huxtable, Mrs Cleaver thoughts in your head about what kind of mom you are going to be. Stop it. As time goes on, here are a few things that I learned … Continue reading