SuperMom

Have you ever wondered what being a supermom really looks like?  The first picture that comes to mind is a mom, with curlers in her hair, holding an infant or toddler in one arm, while vacuuming with the other, dressed for success, with several other children milling about, with dinner on stove.  That’s what I … More SuperMom

Parents, don’t let your kids grow up to be assholes

I found out firsthand today what I DON’T want my kids to do ever. We were getting ready to leave from my older two kids’ one-of-umpteen amounts of practices/after school activities aka parent personal hell, and per usual, my middle kid was being particularly pokey about putting their shoes on to go.  So of course, … More Parents, don’t let your kids grow up to be assholes

What would you do?

A friend of mine was sharing mom stories, as we always do.  She shared a story with me that I really didn’t know how to respond. They had friends over.  My friend’s daughter, we’ll call her D, was upstairs playing with the daughter of the other family, we’ll call that girl E. E is a … More What would you do?

I cried at my kid’s ENT appointment, but not for the reason you think.

Today, I had my third interview in about 3 months time.  I interviewed for 3 very different positions, but all higher than what I currently do now.  I have been told by many colleagues and friends that I am qualified for each of these, so I used that as my motivation to attempt each of … More I cried at my kid’s ENT appointment, but not for the reason you think.

How to NOT get invited back on another play date. I assure you.

As a mom of three, two of whom are 4 and 6, I have officially entered the play date era.  I’m not upset about it, because I love to see my kids grow and enjoy playing with their friends, even if they do the whole “parallel play” that kids often do.  I love listening to … More How to NOT get invited back on another play date. I assure you.