Category: "Life"

Blogger’s Block and the Frazzled Mom

I’m sitting here, trying to come up with something to blog about, and all I can think is that the laundry isn’t folded, there are dishes in the sink, I have over forty reflections to grade, and I need to edit–always edit. Still, I want to ignore all the actual, pressing issues–you know, the ones...
No comments posted on September 9, 2016 in Life

Tiny Tot and the Tiny Molluscum

“This is definitely not Molluscum Contagiosum,” the $120-per-visit dermatologist stated, giving Tiny’s bumpy rash a cursory glance. “This is Follicular Eczema. Molluscum has a certain look about it. This is not that look. I’m going to prescribe you a steroid cream, and it’ll clear within a few days.” Thank you, Lord Jesus, thank you, I...
No comments posted on May 31, 2016 in Life, Parenting

Belief Needs Encouragement

When I was a young girl, my mother took us to a community center, where we could choose from a list of free activities. My sisters went into pot throwing (my twin sister ended up minoring in ceramics), but my interest was different. There were three things I loved to do as a young girl:...
No comments posted on May 24, 2016 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style

I Am A Writer, Therefore I Write

As I sit behind the computer screen this morning, I feel the need to move away from parental rants and raves, to move away from women’s fiction, and to move away from op ed pieces. Instead, today, I feel the need to convince myself of something near to my heart–something that beats deep within my...
2 comments posted on February 8, 2016 in Life, Opinions

Is It Summer Yet?

What started out as good intentions has morphed into utter laziness. August came with a bit of fearful trepidation: a series of beginnings and unknowns. Tiny started Kindergarten; I started my second job. It was a new situation for both of us, but we began each day with enthusiasm, and were always prepared for the...
No comments posted on February 2, 2016 in Life, Parenting
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