You hear a lot of things when you first find out you're going to be a parent. You hear that kids will rob you of the following things, sleep, money, energy and yes, even your mortal soul. But the thing you don't hear about is one of the biggest things my kids robbed me of,… Continue reading You Dang Kids Robbed Me of More Than Just My Sleep!
I have a very vivid memory of being a new mother, laying my son down in his crib with one fantasy in my mind. Of hopping a Greyhound bus and getting the hell out of dodge. I remember the fantasy was just that, a fantasy. At the time, I remember getting immense pleasure from imagining… Continue reading At Least You’re not on a Greyhound Bus: Let’s Be Kinder to Ourselves, Parents
It's 6:15 in the morning as I'm writing this blog and right now I feel that pit in my stomach that tells me I really don't want to face this day. No, I'm not some all knowing seer who gets "senses" that a day is going to be a challenge, I know for sure today… Continue reading Here I Go Again On My Own: Getting Ready to Potty Train Our Last Kid!
Everybody has a "good side" and a "bad side" when it comes to getting photographed. With some people the "bad side" can be very hard to tell from the "good side". With me, it's a no brainer, my right side is definitely, without question, my "bad side". I have a scar on my face that… Continue reading Me and My Scar: The History of a Love/Hate Relationship
There are moments in your life when you can look at a situation you've found yourself in from a helicopter's perspective, you get the rare pleasure of having 20/20 vision without the hindsight. Last night was one of those moments. Standup comedy is something that scares me. I'm terrified of it. There's something about just… Continue reading Modern Day Heroes: My Evening Performing Stand Up