Snow Day, No Way

Remember when you were little, and prayed for a Snow Day? You woke up at dawn to listen to the radio or watch the news to see if the Angels of Precipitation would grant you a day away from school. You bundled up and headed outside to sled or build a snowman, and your...

The 12 Steps of Christmas

Picture it: December 23rd. You, on the living room floor, surrounded by unwrapped gifts. Ribbon wrapped around your leg. Eggnog in your coffee mug. The dog covered in glitter. Maybe your family wants to float Christmas to March? Not this year. This year you will make...

You Have The Gift

“Can my son play with your cleaning products?” The fellow toddler mom whose house we were visiting looked at me like I offered to drop scorpions in her baby’s Pack-n-Play. “It’s okay, really. He just likes to line them up and read the...

I Suck at Being a Mom

I suck at being a mom. I put you to sleep on your stomach. I left you with a variety of babysitters, some with questionable morals. I forgot to pack your school lunch… on your birthday. Sometimes I fall asleep before I can say good night to you. Your socks never...