Category: "Winging It, Mom Style"

They Don’t Affect Who I Am

I’ve struggled over how to write about this topic. It’s been on my mind for so long that I’ve written and rewritten this post in my head. Then I shelved it, set it on fire, and sent the ashes to the trash bin. I’ve censored myself with intention. What I’ve wanted to say, I haven’t...
No comments posted on January 2, 2017 in Winging It, Mom Style

What I Want My Son To Know About Life

At some point in my son’s growth, I will stop being his moral compass. My lead role as disciplinarian, life coach, and teacher will wane, paving the way for his own life decisions. He will be in charge of his actions, responsible for his efforts, and answerable to himself. His failures, his successes, and his...
No comments posted on December 29, 2016 in Parenting, Winging It, Mom Style

This Chick is Blogging Again

Over the past year, I made the conscious decision to shelf this blog. Novels do not write themselves. Essays do not grade themselves. Also, Tiny Tot is not so tiny anymore, he’s seven. Our toddler days are over. I’m in my fifth or sixth year of divorce. Nothing in my scope of single parenting seems...
No comments posted on December 28, 2016 in Opinions, Winging It, Mom Style

Shipt: A Review

Over the course of four years, I have learned a few things about myself–primarily about myself as a woman with invisible disabilities. Every fall, my joints have flared up. Every winter, I have braved the Christmas crowds, trusted cane in hand, trying to buy simple groceries for the week. Every October through December, I have...
No comments posted on November 3, 2016 in Opinions
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