Category: "Life"

Two Houses v. One Home

“My daddy takes me to Walmart.” “Oh, that’s nice.” “And my daddy takes me to Chuck E. Cheese.” Grumble. “I’m sure you two have a lot of fun there, baby.” “At my daddy’s house I have lots of toys.” Sigh. “Yes, baby. You have toys at Daddy’s house. Daddy loves you very much.” “… At...
No comments posted on December 29, 2012 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style

Mommy Down

Mommy, down. Or, at least, the mommy can pretend for a minute to bemoan her horrible, snot-filled self, before sucking it up, blowing her nose, and continuing on with her main job. In case anyone forgot, the term “Mom” is a full-time, twenty-four hour a day, pro bono job. No vacation, no sick leave. Just...
No comments posted on November 11, 2012 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style

Winter Sorting

It has officially become that time of year again. The fall season. Though the leaves remain bright green, and the grass is only slightly slowing its growth, I am readying myself for colder weather. Living in Houston, the season starts late. Sometimes, it only arrives in the form of erratic cold spurts. This weekend the...
No comments posted on October 24, 2012 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style

Couponing, an Art Form … or Gimmick?

It’s Sunday. To many women across America, it means one thing: couponing. I, myself, am constantly sucked in to this time-consuming, money-saving gimmick. And, yes, I do believe that for most Americans, it is a gimmick. The few women who manage to make money, or break even, are anomalies in our society. And yet, there...
No comments posted on October 21, 2012 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style

An Inspiration

When I sat down to write this blog, many ideas came to mind. “Into the Realm of Crazy,” “World Ruled by Toddler, … Singular,” “The Life of a Munchkin-sized Super Hero.” All of these seemed viable, and I could have written a thousand posts about any one of them. They still have the ability to...
No comments posted on October 18, 2012 in Discipline, Life
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