8:00 am – I very reluctantly roll out of bed. I don’t need to brush my hair or do makeup because I already know I won’t be leaving the house today. The sweatpants I wore to bed will do just fine until at least mid-afternoon. 8:15 am – I, hilariously, use Alexa to play “The…… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Pandemic Mom
When I first met you, you were so vibrant and full of life. So perfect and clean. A flawless color of off-white that begged for latte walls to match. I gave you everything you ever wanted. You got your coffee-flavored walls and strong wooden window treatments. I furnished you with green microfiber couches and a…… Continue reading A Breakup Letter Delivered To My Living Room
My third and youngest child has finally hit that oh-so-magical milestone: The Terrible Two’s. I had almost forgotten what the magic was like. The organic sound of nail-dragging screams. The assertiveness. The impressive ability to turn from happy-go-lucky Little Man to uncompromising dictator in seconds flat… Yep. It’s happening. No one knows when or where…… Continue reading Terrible Two’s Is Happening – Please, Send Vodka
Last night the Hubs and I watched the 1995 Dustin Hoffman classic, Outbreak. Ya know, the one where Patrick Dempsey brings the Motaba-infected monkey to America and unwittingly begins an epidemic. Ah…Nothing like putting the kids to bed early just to eat popcorn and freak ourselves the eff out during Corona-Isolation…Romance at its finest. But…… Continue reading Why Are We Obsessed With Doomsday Movies During COVID-19?
My 6-year-old daughter asks A LOT of questions. While I completely understand her growing brain’s need for knowledge, I am often astounded by the randomness of the things she asks. I very much want to give her all the answers she craves. I want to talk with her and help her understand the complexity of…… Continue reading Coffee Talk With My 6-Year-Old