I can totally relate to the multitude of ailments and laughable (some not so laughable) situations common to women of "maturity". Changes in hormones, mood-swings, random hot flashes, forgetfulness, unexplained weight gain and general tiredness are just a few of my personal favorites. Or how about trying to adjust to sex-drive changes or our body's … Continue reading Please, stop carding me
Sometimes I don't realize how busy I have made myself. Moving from one task to another, it hits me about 4 o'clock. My stomach growling, my mood shifting and the realization that I have not sat down, not even to eat. The after school chaos, the dinner rush and then evening routines follow me to … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Rest
I don't know why we hang on to things like hair. Don't get me wrong, I love the way long hair looks on a lot of people. In fact, I've been wearing my hair various lengths of "long" for the last eleven years. But it takes work. It takes a certain level of commitment that … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Cherish
"STOP THE CAR! STOP THE CAR!" shouted The Hare from the backseat. I started to feel a little light-headed halfway through The Hare's dentist appointment. Her appointment was at nine, perfect for a breakfast date on the way home. She slept until just before we had to leave, but I had been up for a … Continue reading Nothing to see here people. Move along, move along.
We have officially reached the "stinky" part of raising a preteen girl. It's a constant battle of deodorant and clean underwear at our house. The Hare is in denial that she smells like corn chips most of the time, or else, she just likes smelling like Fritos. I don't know. Regardless, I'm getting a little … Continue reading This is my life