Category Archives: parenting moments

Well, my friends, it’s done. We’ve packed Thing 1 up, driven her to a different state, moved her into her dorm room and had the expected tearful goodbye. And I know what many of you are expecting to read from me today: the heart wrenching story of her tearful goodbye to her cat (who’s been […]

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Yesterday I checked another big life event off the list. Something that you hear about other people doing but don’t really think about doing yourself until you are in the middle of it. Botox? Colonoscopy? No, I took my daughter shopping for college. You know, the anticipated trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond and Target […]

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Well you guys, after this past week I can now check yet another major item off the life event list: Thing 1’s college orientation. And like most of the other items we’ve experienced over the past year, this one seemed to be over and crossed off the list even before it started. This shitz starting […]

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Happy Monday! It’s the first official morning of summer in my house, and I may or may not have slept until 10:00 a.m. because My kids are teenagers and sleep longer than I do (or if they wake up are immediately consumed with finishing whatever Netflix show they fell asleep to at 2 a.m.) I […]

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I almost hesitated to write this post for fear of over-saturation on the subject. But then I remembered this was my blog, and remembered the very definition of the word blog, and was like, suck it! I’m over-saturating all over this shit. (BTW, I have no idea what that means and apologize for going all […]

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Yesterday was my daughter’s last day of high school. I’d like to tell you I spent the day reminiscing and going through old photos and school papers while drinking mimosas and wiping away beautiful tears, but that’s not true. Well, most of it’s not true. This +1 button tells Google you liked what you’ve read. […]

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Yesterday I had a conversation with my 13-year-old where, in the span of about eight minutes, all these phrases came out of her mouth: “I wish it was summer already.”“I wish we didn’t have to go back home tonight.”“I wish I could wear short shorts to school.”“I wish the graduation ceremony wasn’t three hours.”“I wish […]

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One week. ONE WEEK until all the feelings will start to be felt. It’s one week ’till graduation, ya’ll. I’m anticipating this –> will quickly turn into this –> all because of this –> I’m thinking this might help the process –> but I can’t be sure. However, today isn’t next week, and the past two […]

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