Monthly Archives: September 2008

Just a stranger on the bus, trying to make his way home…

My mind has been a fishbowl lately. I have certain things anchored to the bottom, but with every lap around the tank, the water is getting foggy, and I’m losing the clear view I once had. I left the Catholic faith. I thought I’d wear this with the other people who took off the guilt…

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Shine a light.

I started to think, that maybe all my thoughts had already found their way outside of my head, for a while- I’ve been unable to really convey the things which I wanted. Of everything that’s happened- quite honestly, I don’t believe it. The moments of the slowing down- scare me. I know those are the…

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….they have boobs?!?!

 ”I want a training bra.” My stepdaughter has informed the family that it’s time for her boobs, (boobs?) to be covered in a white, uncomfortable, THING- (because training bras are not really bras,) and this time, is now. And quite honestly- what are they being trained for? This child is as SKINNY as a rail….

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“I’ll never, ever, ever leave you…”

Mornings are always a rough spot for our family. I’m prone to sleeping longer than I should, and I always find myself in a mad-rush in the mornings. (The thought of getting the kiddo up, fed, and off to preschool every morning with actual food in her stomach terrifies me,) but I know I’ll manage….

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Thongs for an eight year old…

This is what happens when you are a mom. You’re up at 11:00pm at night, struggling over the thought of how you’ll safely protect your angelic toddler from the heathendom that is… Bratz Dolls. The above, (lingere-earing, chola-lip-provectress,) is just one example of how I want to bitchslap Mattel. I don’t know if it’s the…

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