Just This Moment

Do you hear it? The roar of applause slowly tempering itself to a single, shared sigh of relief? If you have children, you no doubt know what I am talking about, if not, let me illuminate you– school has finally begun. Amid the frantic scrambling, unaccustomed... Read more...'

Good-bye Summer! No, really. Vamoose!

I just realized that school starts in a mere two weeks–can I get an “Amen?” I love my children, you understand, but that love is ever so much less complicated when they are somebody else’s problem for eight hours a day. Yup. Less complicated... Read more...'


  Well, that’s it, then. Miss Teen Wonder is set for college. Papers signed, money sent, room-mate chosen. Finito. Barring a spring semester senior year prank bordering on a felony, its all over but the crying. Actually, that isn’t true. I’ve... Read more...'


Lord have mercy, we made it through another summer! I had hoped to get out a post last week before we headed out to my mom’s for our end-of-summer visit, but clearly that didn’t happen. As usual, packing sucked up all my free time. Midway through the... Read more...'

Mommy Needs a Cocktail.

I’m going to admit something here. There have been times that I thought parenthood was pretty darn dull. Don’t get me wrong. I love, love, love my kids. However, there were long, unbroken stretches of time when they were little and I was at home where the... Read more...'

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