Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thanksgiving Pictures And Why Mommy Blogging Is Easy.

Do you know why there are so many mommy blogs? Because it’s easy. If you have kids, you can throw up pictures from pretty much any day of your life and be like “LOOK!  I POSTED!  SPECIAL MOMENTS WITH MY … Continue reading

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Appreciations

She calls them “appreciations”, and we have to do them every day. “I appreciate that…” and once a day your spouse comes up with something, anything, about you that is worthy of being appreciated. Some days are harder than others. … Continue reading

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A Hole At The Table

My family is having Thanksgiving dinner without me today. My mom and my brothers, along with the rest of their families, will gather around a table and turkey, 1400 miles to the north of me in a small ranch house … Continue reading

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Truth In Blogging: Some People Are Bitches

I’m not perfect. None of you are surprised to hear that, I know.  But my point is that not only am I not perfect, but I have no desire to appear perfect.  Not to you or anyone. There’s too much … Continue reading

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Because “You Make Perfect Sense” is already taken.

We wiped away our tears, signaling the end of our counseling session. “I just want to say,” her voice was the exact same tone and volume that it always is, “that you guys make perfect sense.” My eyes flew from … Continue reading

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Experts Agree: Tuesday is the new Monday when it comes to weekend recaps.

When I fall behind on work stuff, my tendency is to push life aside and throw myself into getting “caught up”.  I can’t stand the idea of letting people down or just barely making a deadline or meeting only the … Continue reading

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Cool and Uncool.

Things That Are Not Cool: >> Having both of your children sick at the same time. >> Waking up in the middle of the night to find one of your children throwing up in your bed.  On your sheets. >> … Continue reading

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Vanity.

Inspired by Finn, and Vanity Fair. Miss Britt and the Proust Questionnaire: What is your most marked characteristic? My need to be heard, which is really secondary to my need to be understood. What is the quality you most like … Continue reading

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Marriage Mad Lib

My husband and I did this exercise during last week’s marriage counseling session. I thought it was interesting, and announced mid session that I’d be featuring Marriage Mad Lib on my blog.  My marriage counselor laughed and Jared shook his … Continue reading

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You Ever Write Something And Then Go “It’s Just Easier To Hit Publish Then Delete, So Screw It”? Yeah.

Fair Warning: The first person who lectures me after reading this post gets virtually punched in the nose. And with that warm welcome… The old adage says that I’m “burning the candle at both ends”. In reality, I’ve got a … Continue reading

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