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How I Prepare to do Adult-Adulting, not just the Usual Adulting.

How I arm myself to face difficult conversations or situations.

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What is your on most eclectic mixed tape?

One morning this week, I had the house to myself. This is a rare and much appreciated happening. For the past two years, I've listened to audiobooks using earphones while…

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Combat-Mode Grocery Shopping and My Pathetic Need to Make Everyone Like Me (or at least pretend to).

When a cashier takes an instant dislike to me, it makes for a long, painful check out during my weekly shopping trip.

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Razor blades and adulting: The same but differ-, er no actually, they are the same thing.

This is a true story. There is not one word of a lie, no single misleading statement nor exaggeration included herein. I was going to start this post with "Honestly"…

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This pandemic is making me do crazy things. Like math.

Ever think that there is nothing you can do about your food costs? Well, with this one little change, you can save over $1000 a year and still have pizza…

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Pretty sure that this is a true story

Now, I don’t like to brag (kind of lying to you, right out of the gate here ??‍♀️), but I’m almost positive that last summer I was a too-cool, quasi-popular,…

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Mourning the end of my Fertility chapter and sharing my internal conversation, with hope.

I often have full blown conversations in my head (well, when we're all lucky they stay in my head anyway). I provide the dialogue for both sides of the conversation,…

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Guys, I think I’m making a pig’s ear of this parenting gig

Preamble: Kids need to play outside. I mean, fresh air, physical activity, rosy cheeks and bright eyes, right? All good things that help promote healthy mental health (awkward, much?) and…

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The Imperfect Parenting Advocate

Everyday we are all inundated with tales of perfect children being perfectly parented by pristine, perfect parents. As much as I may wish that I could claim even one of those stories of perfection…

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Kid conversations. Or, Being schooled using a banana analogy

So, this conversation happened at my house tonight: 10 year-old: UGH! This banana has a HUGE bruise! Blech! *insert lots of gagging noises* 6 year-old: *insert hand gestures and adult…

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