When I first had the notion to start writing this blog, I envisioned a place where moms could come for some relief. Where they would know they weren’t alone. Where they could get some reassurance that they are doing a good job, that we all make mistakes, and that sometimes your kids, well, your kids suck. A place where it’s […]
You Make Me Feel Normal
Yesterday I got a message from a reader. First off, I have to tell you that I’ve started and stopped this message probably a dozen or more times. Two words. Self confidence. Life is kind of a bitch when you don’t have it. Aww. I’ve been there. I think we all have. I kept reading. […]
Parenting. Sometimes you strive for perfection. Other times, it’s a pass/fail course.
Last weekend I posted this on the facebook page: Tonight is a screw-the-teeth-brushing-get-your-ass-into-bed kind of night. And someone left this comment: ooookay. What brought that on? I wasn’t quite sure what to make of that… That ooookay, with 4 o’s, kind of left me with a feeling of disapproval. And the “what brought that on?” gave me the […]
If at first you don’t succeed…
So I did it again. Yesterday I started a sentence with “When I was a kid…” This getting older crap sucks. Anyway. When I was a kid, you had some respect for the teacher. About 10 years ago when I taught 4th grade I had a student who was pretty much doing nothing in school. […]