I don't like to go shopping. I hate being out pawing around for the perfect gift, it hurts my brain, it hurts my heart, it just hurts. But if I happen to stumble upon that PERFECT something… If I'm out strolling with my kid and the perfect thing leaps out and says "I'm for your … Continue reading the perfect thing
Am I done with the holidays as I said yesterday? Hell yes, I am so tired of all the hub bub and hoo ha. I gave up. The last couple of items I needed I ordered on line days ago to avoid any actual human contact with angry crowds and rude salespeople. I don't want … Continue reading merry bah humbug
some time around 5:30 I heard our alarm clock begin to sound. I was irritated from my warm curl only momentarily before some kind soul shut it off. Awake(ish) and at the computer I know now it was Mike that shut it off, and set it, but at 5:30 I just wanted the noise to … Continue reading 6am on a sunday
On the heels of yesterday's blog I've been doing a lot of thinking about the Santa question. Like many parents, I am sure, the choice of whether or not to fall into the santa myth with K was a hard one. Ultimately we decided not to lead our child on. I remember her very first … Continue reading mommy is there really a Santa Claus?
Let me start off by clarifying a few of points. One, I do not think my 4 year old is any more egoscentric than any other child her age... I think she has a rather good grasp of the importance of our culture and world... but at the end of the day children have a … Continue reading my egoscentric 4 year old… or …”but mommmmm Christ gets a special name for his birthday”
With one day left til Thanksgiving I have succumbed to Christmas... I was up against a lot. My irritation with crowds, Mike's irritation with people and spending, my parents not coming for Christmas (for the first time since K was born) orchestrating parties, Santa visits, school and school functions, vacations days, medical stuff and more … Continue reading i’ve succumbed