Parenting

The Rock

I would have to say that weekend for both of us was pretty great.  It’s really all I needed to be happy.  Not the vacation, him.  I never understood why he didn’t get that. I never understood why any of the men in my relationships never got that.  It was never about the houses or… Continue reading The Rock

Parenting

Judgement 

I always find it interesting how people, me included have such deep rooted opinions on how things should be done of which we have no real knowledge. I admittedly know nothing about politics, I do not watch the news and didn’t even know hurricane Katrina had happened until my friend called and forced me to… Continue reading Judgement 

Parenting

Boo Boo

My daughter had hit very close to rock bottom and ended up in the hospital.  Her issues compounded into a frenzy of a downward spiral and there we were.  Me standing over her in the hospital and she looked on at me with eyes so cold they pierced through me.  Where did my happy little… Continue reading Boo Boo

Parenting

Waistline

That December he and I came up to NJ to visit my parents on Christmas morning, shortly after my sister had just got engaged. They had the whole family together and now were planning a baby shower, two wedding showers and two weddings all within the same year. My parents were machines and took it… Continue reading Waistline

Parenting

Bubonic Plague

I was always a sickly child.  I used to think that maybe I was some kind of anomaly working with forces from the 1800’s to bring back illness of a forgotten time.  I had my first surgery in sixth grade and every year after that spent at least one week in the hospital.  My friends… Continue reading Bubonic Plague