Anyone else get CRAZY before their periods? Some people mark their calendars with a little red dot. Some people know because their birth control pills turn a different color. Others? ‘They’ know, because ‘their’ mood totally changes and 'they' become a crazy psycho bitch who should be locked in a padded room. All control of … Continue reading The Pre-Period, “You Crazy,” Blues
How ‘The Five Love Languages’ help me understand and connect with my family (and others around me).
A friend asked me yesterday if I was still blogging regularly. I told him I was "too busy" right now (we're in the middle of a move). I started rambling, as I often do with this friend, and I told him (somewhere in the ramble) that sometimes I just feel like a real shitty parent, … Continue reading “You Never Know What Battle Someone is Fighting”
Prelude In my "Shame Me" blog post, I mentioned how I would stop pressuring Cheeky, Jr. to go to the bathroom until he was ready... ... But then I saw super cute training undies ...and then I bought them ...and then I was pretty determined to use them. BUT THEN, just like that... as if … Continue reading The (Three Day) Potty Party
What to say and what not to say to (and about) pregnant mamas, by mamas (and other people) who have witnessed embarrassingly rude atrocities people actually thought were appropriate conversation topics.