Today I officially have a teenager. I know what you're thinking - OMG YOU LOOK AMAZING FOR SOMEONE WITH A 13 YEAR OLD!!! I totally agree. But holy shit, she's thirteen! I'll be honest, I've never kept anything alive this long. This is my personal best. *self high five* I'd like to take a moment… Continue reading 13
Tweenaging. Yeah it's a verb and it's not just a phase or "kids going through puberty." It's a mother fucking affliction. Especially for the parents. My daughter is currently tweenaging and it's a nightmare. False. It's worse than a nightmare. Everyday it's something new. Not good new like YAY I get new shoes! Bad new… Continue reading tweenaging
Stressed doesn't begin to explain what I am feeling but it's a start. And overwhelmed is a gross understatement. Burnt out, exhausted....just don't do it justice. I'm confident there is not a word for the magnitude of pressure that is building in my head, the migraine that I've had for what seems like forever, the… Continue reading s t r e s s e d
When I buy anything for myself, I have major guilt about it and instantly want to return it. Even if it I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. It's as if I don't deserve what I bought. I will have a 10-year-old on May 20th. OMG. This also means I will have been a parent for 1/3… Continue reading Confessions – 3rd ed.
I get it. I'm a bad mom. I work full time, I don't attend every gymnastics practice, I'm not on the PTO, I rarely if ever volunteer at school, I don't go to church often if ever, I cuss like a fucking sailor, I like my Lady and Diet, I'm not a super fit mom… Continue reading Don’t guilt me.
It's Elf on the Shelf season. I know that most parents dread this since it's really more work for them but I LOVE it! Our elf's name is Simon and he's always full of new surprises. Sophia is 9.5 and has the memory of an elephant. She literally remembers every single thing that Simon has… Continue reading Long live the Elf!