Category Archives: parenting

my (little) best friend.

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my daughter. I’m with both of my kids a lot, but with her, it’s more than just being in the same place. I think she’s my best … Continue reading

Posted in family, life, parenting, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 37 Comments

they fight.

I know it’s normal, but for fuck’s sake. It’s like I live with Itchy & Scratchy. I’m not sure which kid is which character… I think they switch randomly. But holy crap… they’re driving me mad!   They fight They … Continue reading

Posted in family, parenting, writing | Tagged , , , , | 27 Comments

can’t make friends.

I don’t know how to make friends. I know… just start a conversation with someone. But I can’t do it. I have no idea what to say. After ‘hi,‘ I’m out. I can’t make small talk. I am just not … Continue reading

Posted in parenting, writing | Tagged , , , | 83 Comments

moody monday. #11 #parenting (and more)

I’m having a situation involving one of my kids again. Actually, it’s something I already mentioned in this post… the part about my son. I just wrote an entire post detailing the situation, but I decided not to get into … Continue reading

Posted in parenting, personal, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 25 Comments

safe. #socs #parenting

Stream of Consciousness Saturday. No editing is allowed… (painful for me… I usually proofread a post 20 times…) This week, the prompt is ‘save/safe‘… I know I can be overprotective. Maybe it’s not even just that I can be. Maybe … Continue reading

Posted in parenting, writing | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

wasting time.

It’s sad. I know it is. But I find myself wasting time. It’s not that I don’t have anything to do. It’s quite the opposite. I have tons to do. I could list those things (I, in fact, have a … Continue reading

Posted in life, parenting, personal, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 46 Comments

girls are mean.

Oh… not just girls. But tonight… I’m going with girls. My daughter is 9… she’s in 4th grade. She’s had the same best friend since 1st grade. Earlier this evening, my daughter got a text message from this friend (A) … Continue reading

Posted in parenting, personal, writing | Tagged , , , | 43 Comments

the aftermath.

That sounds like good name for a band. Or maybe it’s a really bad one. What do I know? I kind of like it though. Maybe there is already a band. I’m not looking it up. Dear Readers, I felt … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, parenting, personal, writing | Tagged , , , | 35 Comments