My Child, The Hustler

“Put your shoes on, we’re going to be late for school,” I said, picking up Tiny’s backpack to sort through it before school. “What is all this stuff?” His backpack was filled with books, which is normal now that he’s an avid reader, but I pulled out a box of Pokémon cards that he got...
No comments posted on December 6, 2017 in Discipline, Parenting

Okay, Hobby Lobby, You Win

I’ve been on either crutches or a knee scooter for seven weeks, limping on an ankle that refuses to heal, included. The struggles of maneuvering crutches through Target, the mall, the college, and the doctor’s office has made my chest muscles burn so badly that I’ve sometimes wondered how I was still breathing. The knee...
3 comments posted on October 8, 2017 in Parenting, Winging It, Mom Style

My BS Meter Only Goes So High

There are multiple people I love in life. I love my parents, my sisters, my significant other and his child, my child, and my friends. I love them all, but, from the moment I learned Tiny Tot would grace my world, my priorities about love shifted. Above all, my child and his well-being have been,...
No comments posted on September 26, 2017 in Parenting

I Hired a Lawyer, and My Child Won

“Mommy, I got bullied on the bus going back to daycare yesterday.” This was the opening line of a story that would break me as a parent. I didn’t know it, then, but the words that followed, from the mouth of my tiny human, would change my outlook on not only my ex-husband, but on...
No comments posted on August 13, 2017 in Life, Parenting
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