My life is funnier when I'm depressed

So I'm new, obviously...I have my personal blog and I'm waiting for it to be listed with BlogHer, but in the meantime, here I am. My blog, depressionsandconfessions.com, started as a way for me to reach out to other women with depression, but has evolved into a sort of journal of my personal story about living with the disorder....more

College?! Already?!

Yesterday, was our first College Fair. #1 was excited about going, and got a lot of good information. #2, reluctantly,went with us, though it was only in hopes of getting some food, because she clearly didn't want to be there, and made no effort to hide her feelings about it. The phrase of the day: "This is dumb, I'm hungry, can we go now?"   ...more

LOLOLOLOL Awesome.

Clicking now to see how you blew out that spark... ;-)

~Denise ...more

This Mommy Brain is gonna kill someone

OK, so just now it came to my attention ,as I actually have 5 minutes to think, that I have not shaved my legs for 3 days because I dropped my Gillette and it shattered into a thousand little pieces.By the way,just a little secret, a Hispanic girl cannot be running around town with no razor because you know what that means...there's a damn hairy woman on the loose!...more

I think I might be one of those "special" mommys too. Yikes! Hang in ...more

Motherhood just should not get in the way of some things

Sometimes it is difficult to get being a Mummy out of your head, this is my guide to things you should NEVER say or do:...more

Today's the day my teddy bear had a picnic

The best laid plans of mums… never go according to plan. ...more

Teddy is sent to the naughty corner

I really wasn’t sure if sending 3yo to the naughty corner was working. He sometimes puts himself there. Sometimes tries to send me there. Then he sent his Teddy there, this is the story…    ...more

Tired of Keeping the Ship Afloat and the Captain Complains!

I don't know how else to explain today.  I have everybody coming at me at work and at home.   I am in the middle of a tug of war with four hormonal teenagers and one clean freak husband.  I love both sides to death but to come up with a happy median at times is a chore in itself.  What gives?  Can I just come home one day without having everyone charging at me?  One son asks, "mom can you drive me to...?".  My answer is, "hell no, I'm tired and it's a school night.".  My eighteen year old has a mind of his own that he runs the show and will not f...more

Where am I and How did I get here?!

There should be a map to Motherhood that hospitals give you when you give birth. Just a little road map, tucked into the bag with the seven free samples of formula and the pink and blue striped hats. It doesn't have to be much, just something that outlines the major points for you. ...more