Wrinkled Mommy

I learned quickly to find humor in the hard when I saw women my age turning into Empty Nesters, traveling, and being able to regularly pluck their eyebrows - while I was still wiping drool. And poop. So I started a blog.This is my place to share my voice as a middle aged new mommy while trying not to lose who I am along the way.



Dear Diary: When is a lie not a lie?

I’m sitting here looking at a King sized mattress leaning on end against our couch in the living room. It’s scary. And big ....more

Dear OBGYN: I don’t need to exercise, I have kids.

Dear OBGYN who raised an eyebrow and showed disapproval when I admitted I do not exercise. I would like to claim a retraction. You see, when I was naked with only a paper bib as my shield of confidence while lying there resembling a horizontal jockey, I was a bit intimidated ....more

The Colonoscopy Diaries – part 3, final chapter

This is the final chapter of my colonoscopy story. I saw you just roll your eyes. Stop it ....more

The Colonoscopy Diaries – Part 2

All I can say is find a doctor who uses Gatorade or pills for prep. Y’all, I’m telling you…the prep the day before a colonoscopy is horrible. When I picked up my gallon container of colon prep, I had no idea what was in store for me ....more

The Colonoscopy Diaries – part 1

A lot happens when you turn 50. The joy of inexperience is behind you, as well as the mistakes. The joy of looking ahead to new paths that you now have the time, and means, to explore ....more

Raising Chickens: As if I didn’t have enough mouths to feed already!

Now we have chickens. And I know nothing about them. Thankfully, David is taking over the care and maintenance of these little buggers and I’m googling facts whenever I have the time ....more

Walking a new path

I have heard many people say, “I just don’t have the time”,...more

Facebook – the name nazi

I am having a love hate hate relationship with Facebook lately. Our relationship became so rocky I accepted defeat and deleted my blog’s Facebook page. It wasn’t worth my time when only 5 people would see anything I posted there ....more

So apparently we are raising kids who don’t know how to meet people

I don’t know whether to feel so sorry for our world today or applaud this new product…or maybe both. Yes, I guess both. ...more

Dear Diary: When I was 35 I wanted a condo in the city – now I live on a farm

And I really never saw that one coming. It’s funny how life takes you on a detour sometimes and you end up in a place you never planned on being, or a place you hadn’t ever considered before. And what really surprises me, is that I don’t mind scooping poop every morning ....more