Entries by not your average mom

The Underwear Drawer

I believe in some roundabout way, Number 4 meant this as a compliment: “Mom, you run a lot.  You could win those contests. But you should still lose a little more pounds.” If she only knew what I looked like just eight years ago. Eight years ago, I was the single, impeccably-dressed, thin, and hot 4th […]

starter child…

starter marriage noun  informal a short-lived first marriage between young adults, viewed as a form of preparation for a subsequent, more lasting one with different partners. You’ve heard this term, right?  These days, many of us have had one.  (I did — it lasted about 17 minutes). Well, now that we are 6 months into […]