Tag Archives: motherhood

Your Fantasies are Ruining Your Child’s Life

That magical time of year is upon us. Forget the hayrides, pumpkin picking, tall boots, and fire pits. I’m talking big-time here. I’m talking the kind of stuff that can send a mom into a temporary state of delusion. I’m … Continue reading

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Rocking the Commute

No matter what kind of morning/day I’m having, no matter how tired I am or how behind schedule I am or how overwhelmed/stressed I feel, there are certain moments of the day when none of that matters. One of those … Continue reading

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Wearing the Pants

I am honored to be a guest blogger on Ironic Mom today. If you haven’t been reading Leanne’s posts, you obviously don’t like to laugh. She is thoughtful, funny, and insightful, and I was both eager and delighted to contribute … Continue reading

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Tortured Artist

Yesterday, after attempting to take a video of Jude’s singing while eating breakfast, my son held out his hand for my phone and said, “Jude takes a picture?” Because I’m easy, I said, “Sure,” and handed him the phone, hoping … Continue reading

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Two

Dear Jude, It is Thursday night, June 6th, 2013, and I just finished singing to you and putting you in your crib for the night. In an attempt to stretch things out, you started up with a rendition of “Twinkle, … Continue reading

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No Excuses

I do not like to give excuses for not writing on my blog, but since I just took a long, unexplained hiatus, I thought I might at least mention my absence. I don’t have a reason, really. It was the … Continue reading

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Stoking the Fire

This is going to sound ridiculous, but I used to find myself being envious of my cats. I would be leaving for work in the morning after having stayed up too late writing/watching late night TV (I love and miss … Continue reading

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