Another birthday has come and gone, and it’s so hard to believe how much you’ve grown up! It’s been a monumental year, to say the least, and years from now, when you think of 2020, here’s what I want you to know and remember (beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic) … 1 Continue Reading
My daughter is another year older and my “random thoughts” are a little longer, so here goes … You’re a messy little smartass (and I love you). I have a problem with the cleanliness of your bedroom, this is no secret. You tell me “mom, don’t freak out when you Continue Reading
Don’t leave wet towels on the floor. You roll your eyes when I ask you to pick up your towel, but it’s important. Picking up after yourself means you have respect for me, for yourself and our home. Plus, when you respect those things it shows you respect the world Continue Reading
“Live and learn.” It’s the cliché we use right after we fuck something up—and, because we’re human, we use it a lot. We all know that humans often learn best by “doing.” But what happens when we realize that a lot of what we’re doing is completely ass-backwards?
Because I’m a sappy parent, I believe in writing things down for my daughter. That’s why when she turned seven (though I wish I would have done this much earlier), I started writing her lists of “random thoughts” each year on her birthday. Some of my random thoughts are funny, Continue Reading