Maternalosis Degenerative Progression Syndrome: Reversing the Effects of Mom Years

We’re all familiar with the unfortunate nature by which dogs age, adding seven years at a time rather than the normal one people-year. Except, I don’t know many people beyond the age of five who are truly only aging annually; between throwing down too many processed foods, constant exposure to environmental risks, countless bad choices, […] The post Maternalosis Degenerative Progression Syndrome: Reversing the Effects of Mom Years appeared first on WhenCrazyMeetsExhaustion ....more

Going From Mundane to Mahvelous!

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how my kids will remember their childhood. Will they hold on to the countless notes and cards I wrote for them before they could even read? Will they remember Daddy scooping them up and snuggling them into his beard, despite giggly protests? ...more

Itchy Itchy, Scratchy Scratchy

Natalie and I were inseparable. As 9-year-olds do, we shared secrets, sleepovers, and sesame seed sized...more

To the woman who refused to pierce my daughter’s ears

Over a month of pleading and well-timed compliments of...more

A Lesson in Gender Fluidity or Tolerance?

When I began my teaching career, I had the benefit of working alongside one of the most brilliant, forward-thinking minds to ever grace a classroom. My mentor and pal, Beth,...more

To Thine Own Self Be Shoe.

While chasing our...more

Reading Saves Lives

I’ve been an avid reader for as long as I can remember. I would pretend I could read long before I knew how to string letters together to create those magical words. One of my parents’...more

You Stink. Let Me Help! (A friendly giveaway)

Back to School is here, yo! Where did summer go? I think I rhyme when I’m nervous ....more

Kiss and Go

At my son’s Kindergarten orientation, the principal put a name to the thing I’ve reluctantly been doing for the past three years: in order for my kid to be successful in independent endeavors, I’ve had no choice but to...more