Mama’s Resolutions for the Coming Year You could say that this past year was a big one for my daughter, E, and me – life-changing really. I found my sense of independence after living with my mother for many months. I moved out, found a place for E and me to call home, I turned […]
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“What’s E going to be for Halloween?” “She wants to be a kitty cat, she’s obsessed!” “Are you going to take her trick-or-treating?” …… Here comes the awkward part – the part where I get to explain that my ex-husband and I alternate holidays. We have to share some of the best days of the […]
DIVORCE! Yes, I said it (or wrote it, rather). I say it multiple times a week. There are many words that are far dirtier and make me cringe, but why should this seven-letter word be something that people whisper about, afraid to say at a normal decibel? I say it so often because it is a […]
It’s a hot and lovely Central New York day. We are trying to decide where to go get ice cream. A treat to ourselves because it’s so unbearably hot. “Sno Top or Gannon’s?” I ask. “Deciding between the two? The struggle is so real,” he says. We say it all the time, jokingly, and we laugh. […]
I know this is going to sound crazy but I turned thirty at the end of last month and I am living on my own for the first time in my life. Crazy right? To be thirty and “adulting” for the first time. And yes, I use “adulting” as a verb. When I was in […]