All the things I used to be

I packed The Tortoise's lunch aggressively this morning, anger bubbling up in my throat until I just couldn't contain it any longer. I had tried to be diplomatic, give her an opportunity to make a better choice about her wardrobe, but the message was just not being received. Or she didn't care. However, I did … Continue reading All the things I used to be

Writer’s Workshop: Mom Fail Moment

Recently there has been a lot of debate at our house about what is, or is not, appropriate clothing for a thirteen year old girl. The Tortoise is starting eighth grade next week. Her body started taking shape last year, but over this summer, she has really transformed from little girl to young woman. It … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Mom Fail Moment