Goodbye, Cruel Summer... 6

Goodbye, Cruel Summer…

Goodbye, cruel summer.  You with your long days and sleepy vibe.  It has been good. I have a four-season soul.  But I live in a state with only two seasons; summer and winter. Summer takes up 80% of the year. But the real summer, the summer where the kids sleep in until 11 and there are no lesson plans, dance recitals or late-night basketball tournaments, and endless math facts and spelling lists – she’s the real deal. The real summer …

My Cups Runneth Over...

My Cups Runneth Over…

Wow. You are very subtle. Not really, I know you know there is marinara on my right breast.  Just above the chocolate stain from last week. And I know you know I know you looked at it and can’t seem to stop looking at it. I am not a slob. This is how I am forced to roll. I can’t eat chips and salsa like the rest of you.  You, who accidentally slop Picante sauce on your slacks.  Nothing stands …

When did "natural childbirth" start involving inflatable wading pools? 2

Natural Birth & Inflatable Swimming Pools

I am old. This is what the new batch of our babies have to look forward to. They have an old mom. And she’s way behind the times. They will to go school with kids that were birthed into swimming pools… In their living rooms! Am I new? I am just hearing about this. I saw the Duggars doing “natural” deliveries in a bath tub..