My Beautiful Boy,
Eleven years ago, a baby was born and a mother was made; eleven years ago, both of our lives took a dramatic turn. From that day on, there would be nothing more important to me than your happiness, security and development.
You were very literally cut out of me. Yet despite
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I sit here.
With random thoughts.
About how to get to sleep.
Not any of them really good ones.
I can go downstairs. Go for a run?
But then I remember that I’m as lazy as I am an insomniac.
I can go on Twitter and Facebook. Work on being even more of a
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As part of Aidyn’s homework, he’s to write a letter to anyone about making the world a better place. Aidyn chose to write a letter to the President …
After 10 minutes of arguing over whether it’s appropriate to begin the letter “President” as opposed to “Mr. President”, as I was instructing him to
Continue reading “Dear Mr. President” by The Baby Boy
I had a potential fatal experience last night.
Not necessarily fatal to me, but fatal to my puppy dog, Cook.
I have no idea why I’m prone to these types of frightening misadventures — some of you may remember my fight with the 1 train a couple of years ago …
Continue reading Hi, Distress … I’m Damsel
“The baby” is now 6yrs old …
… and increasingly more insolent!
Me: “Baby! Get in the shower! It’s getting late!”
Baby: *ignores me while playing w/ his Power Rangers*
Me: “BABY! GET IN THE SHOWER!!”
Baby: (defiant and frustrated) “OK!! STOP TELLING ME!!”
Me: (shocked!) “You will NEVER speak to me like
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My Dearest Baby Boy,
Today marks your 6th birthday! Which means that I have loved you, fiercely, for over six years.
This summer we went to Dominican Republic where you were able to demonstrate your new swimming skills in our private 8ft deep pool. You were extremely happy and excited to jump right in
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It’s another night of cartoon watching for the baby and I …
We’re watching the “Sprout” channel …
(shoot me … please!)
I’ve already watched about 2 hours full of the dumbest, idiot cartoons the world has ever produced when the live, idiot girl, tells a muppet moon that “Barney’s” up next.
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Aidyn: (walking into kitchen) Mommy, can we get a big brother and a baby brother and baby sister?
Me: (staring blankly at my wee one) Where do we get all that?
Aidyn: Maybe we can get a baby brother and baby sister and then find a store that has big brothers …
Continue reading A Conversation with Aidyn – Tuesday Version
… my stomach hurts … my skin is dry … my spirit is tired … my body is exhausted … my eye’s are puffy … my focus is skewered … I am so so sleepy … my nail’s are brittle … my gut is unsightly … my life is out of order … my
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So, I’m a real estate agent now … and most people know that. My son isn’t so clear on what I do so we discussed it a bit today …
BABY: “Mommy where are you going?”
ME: “To work, Sweets”
BABY: “What are you going to do … What do you do …”
Continue reading Aidyn’s Take On The New Job …