How It Feels When Your Mom Blogs about You

It was like all the sound in the room disappeared, and I shrunk to an inch tall, and I am surrounded by faces, just hundreds and thousands and an infinity and beyond of faces. They’re mean and everyone’s laughing and pointing their fingers at me. I can’t hear them but I see their mouths wide open with that deflated balloon thingee hanging and shaking from the back of their throats, and their eyes are shut so tightly from laughing, laughing at that big fat baby Fred. ...more
As you know, I adore this post, Cecilia! Congrats on being syndicated!! This is well deserved!! more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @a postmodern hippie chick lol. Thank you! Thanks so much for stopping by, commenting, and ... more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @Poky Puppy ADD It Again Thank you! I'm going to check out your post now! Thanks for sharing! :-) more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @TheTastetress That's my hope! I think if nothing else, I want others to begin to realize that ... more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @adriel lol. It is so "ugh." more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @vanita Thank you, Vanita! You're a true bloggy friend. I'm so happy to have met you! You're a ... more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @TheMommyMess That's awesome! I think doing what makes you happy, what liberates you most is ... more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @vstembridge I find that it's all a work in progress. I still have moments when I find myself ... more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @TickletheSun Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it! :-) more

Saying Goodbye to Validation Through Facebook

It was her, not me, who jumped in on the Follow me/Follow you bandwagon back in the early days of her blogging in an effort to gain more followers. It was her, not me, who once felt compelled to post everyday though her real life demanded that she not. She’s the one who checked her stats daily and cried when she lost her first blog followers. She’s the one who commented on 100+ blogs every.single.day and cried when only two people commented on hers. ...more
 @Alison@Mama Wants This Thank you, Alison! I'm glad I got "here," too. Worrying to much about ... more