There is an Eric Carle board book about a little girl who asks “Papa, can you get the moon for me?” And her father gets a ladder. When my boys were little, I read this to them. I kept it because when I see it on the shelf, I think of the many ways, as parents, we want to give it all, to make the pain go away when they hurt, to make their joy last forever, to protect them. To never disappoint them or make mistakes. To hang the moon. And also to know, while we can’t hang the moon, we can revel in its beauty. We can enjoy it. And we can parent beautifully all the while making mistakes. We are human. I am human. READ MORE
Daddy said zero about days like this. You know, the ones that take a couple of days to get over & lots of sleep? Ahhh sleep, that thing I used to do before I had children. I miss it. It was comfortable, cozy and I could do it anytime I wanted. That is a thing of the past. I have had a full night’s sleep three times in well, years. No, I am not exaggerating. It’s all honesty with me, all the time. Buckle your safety harness, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. I’m about to share some things that Daddy doesn’t share. READ MORE
Yes, there is Christmas and Hanukkah.
Yes, there are Birthdays filled with balloons. And cake and kisses.
Yes, some even orgasm waiting for National Nacho Day (Nov.6) or Pharmacist Day (Jan. 12), which makes sense since after the one- you’ll need the other, but after all is said and done and after all the hoopla is over and the MasterCard hangover ensues, there is…. READ MORE
For any woman who is larger than a size 6, there is most likely an outfit or dress that doesn’t display her figure as flatteringly as she would like. READ MORE