My three-year-old daughter Bridget has been blaming all of her problems on Catfish lately, even though he’s her favorite stuffed animal. He’s a Siamese-looking cat with a fish on his collar. She snuggles up to him every night even though he keeps wetting her bed. And I was already having a rough day the other […]Read More The Adventures of Catfish, The Poop Goblin
I used to consider myself an introvert until I met my husband and started having conversations like the one we had last week. We were driving to our very first Back-To-School night because Brontë is starting Kindergarten. It’s a milestone, so I was pretty excited. But my husband seemed out of sorts. He kept braking […]Read More Ice, Ice Baby (AKA- Introverted Dog People)
Hey, I hope everyone had a wonderful Father’s Day! I should probably get my ducks in a row by preparing timely holiday posts, but I’m too busy celebrating with my family and am apparently not great at planning ahead. We had a nice time swimming and eating a good meal with my folks, at any […]Read More Reflections of Generation X
If you’ve been on the internet today, you’ve probably read the shocking news about Donald and Melania sleeping in separate rooms. It’s everywhere right now: NO PILLOW TALK FOR PRESIDENT! His marriage must be hanging by a thread! Well, maybe it is and maybe it isn’t. But I wouldn’t pin it on whether or not they keep separate bedrooms, […]Read More Should Couples Sleep in Separate Rooms?
“Gratitude is riches” -Doris Day Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that you’re browsing your Facebook feed when you come across a bunch of photos of your friend Alex deep-sea diving in New Zealand. Why look, the whole family is there… all bronzed and smiling. You’re happy for Alex. Really. Because Alex is your buddy […]Read More 5 Ways I Like To Pretend I’m Filthy Rich
I don’t know about you, but to me, it feels like there’s a growing divide in this country between parents and the “childfree.” The childfree set are tired of hearing they’re selfish and that’s understandable. For centuries, it’s been assumed that all right-thinking women are desperate to have babies and there must be something terribly wrong with […]Read More 5 Points I Want The Childfree To Consider
A couple weeks ago, I finally had to block someone on Facebook. See, we all come from different backgrounds and have had unique life experiences, so I’m okay with different religious, political, and philosophical points of view. That doesn’t mean I won’t find them irritating, occasionally argue with you, or find myself trying to calculate […]Read More An Open Letter to My Controversial Facebook Friends