Time is a cruel master of mothers. An agonizingly slow torturer of exhausted moms watching the clock through bleary eyes, wondering why it's taking so long for bedtime to roll around as she scrapes crusted mac and cheese from a pot as the soft din of a Disney Junior show entertains her kids in the … Continue reading Time
A few weeks ago I posted this picture of myself to social media: This wasn't taken from a trip to the zoo or even some elaborate birthday party that featured an exotic animal demonstration. This was my pet snake. Her name was Jackie and she was a docile ball python that I received one year … Continue reading My M.O.M.
Dear Anthony, Happy 3rd Birthday, Anthony! How is it possible that you're already 3 years old? It feels like only yesterday when you were getting ready to judo chop your way out of my uterus with all of your crazy fetal movement. I have to admit, given the tumultuous moments your second year has given … Continue reading Dear Anthony
Olivia is 11 months old today. Holy shit. With each month that ticks by I force myself to do another one of the dreaded monthly sticker photo shoots because I did it so eagerly for her brother and I don't want to create a second child complex. Then I have the cursory "oh wow. Time … Continue reading Bye Bye Baby