Parenting

They Call Me Mom

The four human beings I am happy to call my children are the greatest things that have ever happened to me. I can’t imagine my life without them. This is my absolute favorite picture of the four of them, taken years ago when H was a baby. They are all so happy. Also, this is my… Read More They Call Me Mom

Random Musings

Adventures in Online Dating

Facebook keeps hinting that it’s time for me to find the other fish in the sea. I’m not so sure. … Read More Adventures in Online Dating

Autism

The Day He Asked for Orange Soda

  A few weeks ago we were sitting in the office of a psychologist, where H was getting evaluated to see where exactly he was developmentally. The doctor was asking him to complete a variety of tasks, none of which he apparently wanted to do. Instead, he sat and looked at his hands that he was… Read More The Day He Asked for Orange Soda

Divorce

When It’s Always Your Fault

How do you prevent going insane, when your ex does everything they can to drive you crazy?… Read More When It’s Always Your Fault

Divorce

The Stuff No One Tells You About Divorce

I found out my divorce was official via a random email on a Saturday morning around 4 am about 6 weeks after I had moved out of our home and in with my parents. I couldn’t sleep so I picked up my phone, and suddenly saw the email from my attorney. Somehow the divorce had become finalized and… Read More The Stuff No One Tells You About Divorce

Parenting

Bad Clay, Good Clay

The type of clay we use determines the strength of the foundation we have.… Read More Bad Clay, Good Clay

Parenting

That’s Not Fair

 Every morning at around 6:15am Henry opens my door and jumps into my bed. Most of the time I wake up when he does this, other times I don’t notice until I feel someone kicking me. I haven’t slept in for at least 5 months and I do blame someone for that, which I… Read More That’s Not Fair

Autism

Our Family Habit

I’m starting namoblopo 2 days late because you know, I was busy forgetting to take out the trash.… Read More Our Family Habit

Parenting

The Mother I Wasn’t

The very important lesson I learned about myself as a mother. A person’s words hold as much weight as we allow them to. I remember this always.… Read More The Mother I Wasn’t