The Safe Place

Dear reader, it’s been seven months since my last confession. You see, all the normal excuses have taken over my life – work’s been busy (a good problem to have when you run a business, no?), I started falling asleep with CJ every night, stopped even the most simple acts of self-care, started drinking tooContinue reading “The Safe Place”

The Pre-Period, “You Crazy,” Blues

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 ofContinue reading “The Pre-Period, “You Crazy,” Blues”

“You Never Know What Battle Someone is Fighting”

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””

The (Three Day) Potty Party

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 ifContinue reading “The (Three Day) Potty Party”