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Parenting To Yourself

Bryan stayed home with Dex for the first two years; it's always given them a special bond. I have never been jealous (OK, maybe just a little), but I have always attributed their ability to get along to time spent and compatible interests. Not to…

The Tunnel

Working from home gives me great flexibility. I am not sure I could go back to a traditional office, ever. But essentially working alone all day kind of fucks with your head. Social networks help. You can pop in and out, chat for a few…

{W} : My Most Embarrassing Moment

I got an email a while back from Leslie Flinger, worrying and wondering where all the great writers have gone. (I told her they were still here and here, but she persisted. Leslie is stubborn like that.) Then I moaned about how *I* am not…

I Forgive Me Too.

Do you know GraceD? I have always loved her Twitter name because if you make the "D" lower case it's "graced."Have you seen her Community Keynote presentation from BlogHer this year? Prepare to be emotionally humbled.As for me, I was more like emotionally staggered.The tears…

Eventful Day

Last night I got home from pottery class just in time to see Declan at bedtime. As I tweeted, the boys were doing "bedtime stories" from the Oriental Trading Company catalog, and in between reading about coconut bras and curly straws, Declan started filling me…

Things To Do Before I Go, Part 1

It's Filching Friday! And I am filching from the mighty Mighty Girl herself. Maggie ran a series a while back where she listed out the Top 100 things she wanted to do before she left this earth, now listed on the main page of her…

Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

No, this post is not about the Republican debate last night. Although, had I bothered to watch, my guess is the title would be pretty appropriate for that, too.This post is about the hellacious night I had with Declan 2 Tuesdays ago, while Bryan was…
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