“You are going to have to control your children.” Could there be a phrase that packs a bigger punch? I think it is right up there with, “You look like you put on weight,” and “That’s funny, your husband doesn’t act like he’s married.” No, I think a comment that cuts to the core of […]
“No, there’s nothing wrong with it. It’s just a little too sweet.” My berry cosmopolitan, with just two sips drawn from it, was about to be sent back. “Can I get you another one,” asked the waitress. “No thank-you, I’m fine.” I actually really was just fine. I was away on a spa weekend with […]
One of my more annoying traits (or lovable depending on who you ask) is that I can complicate the hell out of just about anything. And I mean anything. You don’t believe me? Let’s just say I can over analyze boiling an egg. So naturally, when I found out I was expecting twins I went […]
“Baby Jesus! BABY JESUS!” My daughter is calling after my son. I had recently taken out the nativity scene as I decorated the house for Christmas. My daughter wanted to know all about it, so I told her the story while animating it with the figurines. “Do again,” she demanded, five more times. That day […]
A family vacation forces a people pleaser to have an opinion and embrace her systematic self.