There was much commentary when my husband and I saw this street sign today. All of it was done in the voices of “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Characters saying things like, “We gots a Rainbow Street already but that don’t mean we can’t have a second Second Rainbow Street.” “Why, I believe you […]
Worry and Worry Junior Have a Talk
We worry. That’s what parents do. You can have a child who has “a worry.” I do. I have to pretend to not worry because I tell him everything is ok…all day long. Then I began to worry that he got the worry from me. Then I remind him, and myself, that our “worry” really means […]
Probably Not Your Grandmother’s Advice on Family
She may not have wanted the burden of a family once she had it but she took care of us all. The family she ended up with was her cross to bear. There is a restlessness in some of us, like my mom, that my grandmother recognized. She never could figure out how to “mother” that.
She Didn’t Mother, But She Taught Me How
Not everyone has a Hallmark commercial memory playing above their heads when they think of Mother’s Day. That doesn’t mean I don’t celebrate my Mother and being a mother.
Little People Can Suck Too
My kids came home from school and told me their friends read the article in our local paper about me. Did I tell you I was in our local paper? Yes, I did find a way to talk about my underwear…on the front page??? It was fun and for once, my kids thought their […]
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