When my son was young, people would constantly tell me to cherish the time I spent with him. They would sigh and add, “Children grow up way too fast.”
And every single time some well-meaning person told me that, I would smile, thank them and think to myself, “seriously? WTF? I haven’t slept in months, my [...]
So for the last two days, Junior has had the stomach flu. Now, I have to tell you, this did not deter him from going to school Monday so I could pick him up in his new car. Sadly, the minute we got home, he announced he was sick and spent the rest of the [...]Read More..>>
So over the weekend, Junior ended up with his first car. And Harry and I ended up paying for half of it.
Yes, I know I said we weren’t. But honestly, the minute I sat in something that Junior’s entire life savings could purchase, I knew it wasn’t going to happen. For one thing? There were [...]
As many of you know, technology is beyond me. I have a web guru. I can barely add a photo to this site (sadly, I used to work in the software biz long ago; apparently mommy brain and laziness killed some brain cells in there). However, today is a day I wanted to actually blacken [...]Read More..>>
I have been to hell. And I’m probably going there again. And quite possibly a third time. But I will be damned if I go there a fourth time. And where, you might ask, is my personal hell? Oh, that would be car shopping with a nearly 16-year old boy.
I told you it was hell.
After years of parenting I have made a stunning discovery. There is very little difference between a teenager and a 3 year old. Okay, fine. A teenager usually has bigger feet. And usually the teenager can reach the top cabinets in the kitchen. But other than that? There’s pretty much no difference.
Look, I have studied [...]
Dear Police Officer Who Wondered What the Heck I was Thinking When I Didn’t Turn on a Green Light,
I’m sorry. I realize that my driving was distracted. I know it shouldn’t be. But honestly? I was just so happy to be alone with my thoughts. No kid. No dogs. No husband asking what culinary catastrophe [...]