We’re getting ready for our family vacation in August. It’s a biggie – driving down to Washington, D.C. for a few nights before heading down to South Carolina for few more. The kids are all excited. Really, they love any change of scenery. And hubby is doing is part to prepare. He’s actually had a […]
The title says it all. Here we go. 10. Taxi. Get in car. To school. To the dentist. To playgroup. To the foodstore. To the park. Back to school. To the doctor’s office. Back home. Wow, it’s only 6pm! Time to make dinner! I hope my meter’s still running. 9. Car 54, Where Are You? Change […]
I have a renewed and deepened respect for the working mom. I hesitate to use the phrase, “profound respect,” because it sounds trite and patronizing, but that’s pretty close to how I feel. At the very, least I have a sense of awe for moms who somehow raise their children and earn a living wage, […]
Am I proud to be a “slacker mom”? I am not sure; maybe a bit guilty, but not enough to want to change. That sounds right. I work full time, I only have one kid (who is really amazing and easy), and I still have a full time Nanny, as well a housekeeper that comes […]
But, woe is me, there are still things I don’t do well (sniffle, sniffle). Of course when one of the kids vomits, I’m the one he calls. He’ll admit I’m a pro at getting rid of vomit stains (Well, what the hell am I supposed to do? Leave the vomit on the frickin’ wall?!). And when there’s a bug to kill and clean up, I’m your woman.