Category Archives: Kids

The Times They Are A-Changin’

There’s going to be a seismic shift in my son’s life. School. A gentler word for daycare, which conjures up scary news reports that replay in my mind at 3:00 a.m. (am I the only one who can’t sleep through … Continue reading

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As a Mommy, I’d give my life for my child. No hesitation. That doesn’t make me special…ask any Mommy, and I guarantee she’d do the same. But would you give your life for a total stranger? For your country? Most … Continue reading

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No, I didn’t get swallowed whole by anything…put your spare change away…no rescue fund donations are necessary. So sorry I haven’t posted in a week! But it was a BIG week! B-I-G! I now have a big boy. A two-year-old. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, Interrupted

I had to celebrate Mother’s Day early this year. I wish I could say it was solely because my Mom deserves a week of festivities for putting up with my antics for 39 years, but that’s not the case. Cancer–the … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What are celebs on when they name their children? Jessica Simpson FINALLY gave birth to her baby girl after 9,000 years of pregnancy (I thought she was going to deliver a freaking teen model to debut her fall line after … Continue reading

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I Did It!

This weekend was a memorable one. I did something ballsy. And crazy. And thrilling. Ballsy: I cut the cord. Not in a creepy January Jones type of way, more in a I-can’t-leave-my-beloved-son-for-any-real-length-of-time-unless-I-am-forced-to kind of way. Crazy: I surprised my husband … Continue reading

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Hello, Summer?!

Of all of the indignities I’ve suffered on this Mommyhood journey–which include, but aren’t limited to: being spit up on, pooped on, peed on, woken up, hit, bit, yelled at, and ignored entirely–I endured the one I hate most of … Continue reading

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Mommy MC

Are you with me when I say I will do just about anything to keep Alex from falling asleep in the backseat of the car? Today, I rapped both Jay Z and Kanye West’s rhymes in “N*ggas in Paris” like … Continue reading

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A Perfect 10, Take Two

I am such a vacation tease. Last year, I flirted with the idea of going away to some tropical resort my husband. Alex-less. Like a naughty Mommy. I did the online searches, priced out some deals, and narrowed down our … Continue reading

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Random Things That Make Me Happy

Now that I spend most of my time wiping butt and swearing under my breath at a certain toddler/teenager duo molding my precious children into becoming productive members of society, it really doesn’t take much to make me smile. You … Continue reading

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