In June of 2008, I found out I was pregnant. Numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4 were 10, 8, 3, and almost 2 years old at the time. This pregnancy was not planned and came as a complete surprise to my husband and to me. My husband was not exactly thrilled at first. We already […]
Schooled by a 4-year-old
When I was 25, I got pregnant, got engaged, had a miscarriage, and then, even though I knew it was a mistake, got married. I had always said I wasn’t going to take my husband’s last name if I ever got married, but for some reason I changed my mind. My marriage lasted approximately 17 […]
The other night five friends and I had a Mom’s Night Out. I drank a few Blue Moons. It was karaoke night. I didn’t sing, and I didn’t go crazy. I thought about it, but ultimately I left the karaoke to the college kids, and the craziness to the ladies in the booth next to us. […]
The first time wasn’t for love, the conclusion.
If you are new here, you may want to read yesterday’s post to get yourself up to speed… So, it was the beginning of August, I was 24 years old, three months pregnant, about to get married, and a few weeks away from starting a full-time teaching job. I had adjusted to my new situation, and the […]