Sometimes I wish I was their friend and not their mother

Today I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. The prompt I chose was: Write a post about an argument you recently had with someone from the moment of conflict to the moment of resolution in 15 lines or less. A faint jingle of Poochie-Bells coming from the front door interrupted the tension of a … Continue reading Sometimes I wish I was their friend and not their mother

So Much for Sleeping In

I knew I shouldn't have stayed up so late last night. It's not like I was out partying or even finishing off a bottle of wine like my 20-something-year-old self. I was watching TV, shows I had recorded to be exact. My eyelids were heavy, half-open. Occasionally I would doze off,  then rewind a spot … Continue reading So Much for Sleeping In

How to Spend the Day with a Nine-Year-Old

I think I have seen my children less now that it is summer than when they were in school. Their school hours have been replaced by sports practice and friends. I am currently living in my car. Perhaps I should consider having my mail forwarded there. And a mini-bar installed. Today uncovered several hours of … Continue reading How to Spend the Day with a Nine-Year-Old

Days Like Today

The dog refused to come inside. It's 35 degrees, so instead of snow, we are getting rain. I stood out in the precipitation for 10 minutes waiting for Luna to potty. She meandered around in snow paths left from her own tracks. A piddle here. A poop there. "Luna, come." She looked at me with disdain, something … Continue reading Days Like Today

Friday Flip Offs 10/1

"Insanity:doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results". - Albert Einstein     I've heard this quote more than a dozen times, and yet I'm still shocked when things don't miraculously change all by themselves. Practically running late to school everyday? Hmmm...get The Hare up earlier. Still battling it out with the … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 10/1