Monthly Archives: November 2014
The Laundry Fairy.
“What the fuck? You’ve had that sweater for months! Why haven’t you gotten it to the dry cleaners yet? What the fuck?” Daughter 1.0 slams her bedroom door, knocking one of the small mosaic tiles from the wall and it … Continue reading
Even in Australia.
Yesterday was kind of a miserable day. For me. Why do we have those kinds of days? Nothing went terribly wrong, everything just felt ten times (100 times) harder than usual. It was one of those days when the thought … Continue reading
For Your Child’s Safety, Please Do Not Use Exam Gloves As Balloons.
One of the things you might not expect when you have children is all the time you will spend in doctor’s offices. Maybe they prime us for that in pregnancy; you do have to see your ob/gyn an awful lot, … Continue reading
Tears in the Supermarket.
I’ve been crying a lot recently, although not all that often at dinner. Close friends will say that’s nothing new. I’m quick to tears. A song, movie, advertisement can have me sniffling. And don’t even get me started on that … Continue reading
Party in the Hot Tub!
So, most parents might worry about leaving teenagers home alone for a weekend. Visions of Risky Business flash through our minds. (I’m old enough to have seen Risky Business in the movie theater. For those of you not even born … Continue reading