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Category: motherhood

The Infamous Photo Post (best of)

Here is another retrospective post from my old blog. This was one of my more popular posts, and I figured I’d share it again.  I will mention this, I don’t do the Duggers.  I just don’t get it. I don’t care how many kids they have or any of that, and that’s just it I don’t have cable, and I don’t care. BUT, I was deeply offended by news stories that called them “weird” for wanting a picture of the baby they lost.  There’s probably a whole lot of reasons… Read more The Infamous Photo Post (best of)

Don’t You Go Breakin’ My Heart

Do you remember what you thought about in the third grade? I do – I was always afraid of “Bloody Mary” coming out of my bathroom mirror (or the mirror in the school bathroom, or any bathroom anywhere) to stab me to death.  I was fully sold on that and lived in terror whenever my bladder or bowels betrayed me. My son, Liam, isn’t aware of Bloody Mary, he isn’t afraid of vampires, or Freddy Krueger, or Jason from Friday the 13th.  What  Liam is afraid of is his forthcoming… Read more Don’t You Go Breakin’ My Heart

In the Shadow of Greatness

Moira goes to g’nastics (this is how she says it and it’s cute so we don’t correct her) every Thursday for fitness and fun.  I have no illusions that, since she started when she was six, almost seven, and because she wants to take acting, and swimming, and used to take dance, that she’s ever going to be Olympic quality.  Besides, I don’t have the energy or the right kind of attitude to be a a sports-mom.  I’ll never push her that hard, and the minute she breaks something requiring… Read more In the Shadow of Greatness

The Hug Warrior

Well, Mom Guilt ate me up last night, so I worked out a comic book trailer for Miss Moira.  For the Girl who’s always giving.  What makes you special Mo?  Just watch, this one’s for you!