Category Archives: parenting moments

  Ever since my girls have been babies, they’ve both been supremely picky eaters. As in “will pretty much only eat foods that are white or beige or orange” kind of picky eaters. They don’t even eat normal “kid foods” like spaghetti sauce or chicken or hamburgers (unless it is a McDonalds emergency and then […]

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If you know me, or have been a reader of this blog for the past year, you know or have heard me say (more than once) that my skin tone is pretty much that of the underbelly of a frog. I’ve told you, on occasion, about Edward Scissorhands, my dermatologist, who in the past five years […]

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I’ve been a parent for 17 and a half years. Wait.  I’ve been a parent for 17 and a half years?!? No wonder I’m drinking napping more. Along the way I’ve learned a lot of important lessons that I think some of you younger, newer parents might appreciate and find useful, and that might make your life […]

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Today is definitely not my favorite. I have to take Thing 2 to the dentist. Remember how she feels about getting shots? It’s how she used to feel about going to the dentist until about a year ago, and how I feel about going to the dentist any day – with or without her. I have always […]

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Tonight my 17 year old daughter goes back to school. Oh, she’s been back at her other school since last Wednesday – the one that teaches worthless things she’ll never need like chemistry and geometry. That’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the school of heartbreak and hysteria and hot tubs and fantasy […]

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Putting on my serious face again today. Geesh, this is getting old.  Don’t worry, I’ll be back to snarking soon. Check back tomorrow. But today is a momentous day…as well as a day that makes me realize how quickly time is flying by…a day that fills my heart with love and happiness and at the […]

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