So if you’re a member of the “No-Leggings” brigade, then you better keep your mouth shut when you’re around a pack of moms.
Most of us mom still have that desire to look good, but with a priority list that’s about as long as our list of grievances, it can be really hard to fit in looking good.
She sat quietly on my bed, trying to calm my tears, as I wept into the pillow. We barely knew each other, but as my new roommate she was aware that my dad had recently died. She had heard me crying and came to check on me. I finally felt myself calming down and as my […]
Her words were so cruel I thought I must have heard wrong. I was rushing through Target to get some inexpensive flip-flops to wear around the house and had just begun scanning the shoe aisle when I first heard her voice. Her words, dripping with hate, seemed to fall without hesitation from her mouth. “Shut […]
After a decade of marriage, birthing four mini-me’s, and turning into a SAHM, I am beyond hungry. Starving, actually. My appetite has become insatiable and my cravings unsurmountable. Yet, it isn’t food that I am in need of to satisfy these hunger pangs. Not in the least. I am hungry for passion. Intimacy. Emotional stimulation. […]
There is no doubt in my mind that I had my children too young. It didn’t seem that way at the time, but I know better now. Just 21 years old when I had my first, I was naive and hopeful that everything would work itself out on its own accord. Twelve years later, I […]
Middle school is a time of change for both kids and parents alike. Having two sons who will be in sixth and seventh grade this school year, I have come to see just how much the dynamic between us has shifted recently. The days of having two rambunctious little monkeys with an insatiable appetite for […]
What does one do when they want something they cannot have? Something out of their reach merely because of the circumstances of life? They simmer beneath the surface. They bring envy, jealousy, longing, and yearning together in one pot and pray it doesn’t boil over. That’s exactly where I am in my life – silently […]