Daycare and Diesel And…

…Things That Go Boom In The Night Spring has finally sprung and the time has come to open up the windows and let in some fresh air.  The birds are chirping and you can hear lawn mowers off in the distance, unless […]

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Massage Tension

It didn’t say anything in the brochure but I am assuming it is frowned upon when you fart during a massage. At least that was the assumption I was going on last night as I mastered the technique of clenching the lower […]

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Forty Eight And Fabulous

I have come a long way since this photo was taken.  My thighs are still chubby and my hair is still a hot mess but other than that I have learned a lot. On this my 48th birthday I have taken a […]

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If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother

Please pass me a Xanax and a glass of wine. My mother is visiting and I have one nerve left.  Apparently I have just been lounging around thinking I was a productive effective parent and person when that couldn’t be further from […]

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T.S.A. Help Me Understand

Can someone please explain to me why it is now o.k. to carry a knife on to an airplane but you practically get arrested when you try to bring four ounces of conditioner in your carry on ? What do they think […]

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Southern Charm

Recently my friend Jennifer took a car trip to Disney with her three children under the age of ten.  In my defense I tried to warn her against it, medicate her and prepare her for the worst.  I bought her a new […]

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Poise Pads and Puffs

There comes a time in every woman’s life when the unexpected sneeze can lead to “bladder leak”.  Last week a friend sent me a text that read:  “Sorry I can’t make it to lunch.  I sneezed and peed my pants. ” There […]

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Good Moms Are Good Maters

Every time I think I have it all together and I am rocking this mom stuff I get reminded by my teenager of how off the mark I am. Apparently my ability to incorrectly mate socks is a sign that I am […]

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Sledding Isn’t For Sisses

For my entire life I thought of sledding as one of those magical things that happens on snow days.  Snugly snow suits, friends giggling and hot cocoa waiting at the bottom of the hill.  Thursday night just like a big brother telling you […]

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Rite Aid Gone Terribly Wrong

Every once in a while you have a moment that freezes in time and you know you will remember forever.  I had one of those on Saturday night in a Rite Aid in Flint. The evening began with me in a wonderful […]

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