I know the whole “everyone deals with death in different ways” adage is true, and I trust it. I just don’t know how to deal with my daughter’s way of dealing with death. Luckily, I didn’t have to experience death in my life as a kid. As an adult, I’ve (expectedly) lost grandparents, (not expectedly) [...]
This month, my period came early. I’m pretty sure it has everything to do with the screaming baby with whom I spent the night. By “screaming” I literally mean “bloody murder/a limb is being removed/wake up the neighborhood screaming.” I believe in the power of the mind-body connection. Well, to an extent because I still haven’t [...]
Claire has a plan for today, and included in her list of things to do are for me to nap, Patrick to be on the computer, snuggling, and watching football. The best day ever.
I’m seriously considering printing out this circa 1910 anti-child labor activist leaflet to put up on my kids’ walls as a lesson for how good their life is. And while I’m thinking about it, this should be distributed to all government officials who mandate standardized testing as a measurement of knowledge gained. EVERY CHILD SHOULD [...]
Dear The Universe, Oprah once told me that if I “put it out there to The Universe,” that I would get back what I put out. I don’t think she was talking about putting out in the literal sense of the term, so I’ll keep what’s in my pants to myself for now. I think [...]