When Things Don’t Go According To My Plan

I always have high expectations for holidays and other special occasions, which also means that they rarely live up to my expectations. Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and, as usual, I was hoping for a perfect day. It didn’t exactly happen like that though. I had visions of a relaxing day with my adoring children. While we did go buy flowers … Read More

What I Wish I Knew Before I Had Kids

Ignorance is bliss. There is no way you can possibly know or accurately anticipate what motherhood (or fatherhood) is going to be like until you experience it. If you knew too much, you might decide, uh, maybe not. Parenting is a mixed bag of wondrous, memorable experiences sprinkled with a lot of grief and heartaches you would prefer to avoid … Read More