Hey there, awesome readers! When people first meet me they’re always surprised by my age. If you don’t know me in real life, I’m pulling 40. Note from the Hamster: Liar! You’re pushing 50! Then they’re surprised to find out that I’m a mother to four kids – two in their mid to late 20s […]
Murphy’s Laws for single moms. Because teenagers.
Happy Monday, awesome readers! Keeping in mind that if anything can go wrong, it will, Murphy’s Law itself can also go wrong, right? I mean, it’s Murphy’s Law! The moment you decide to follow through on your threat to ground your teenager for the weekend, you will instantly get a call from someone asking you […]
Dear Steven Spielberg: I may or may not have missed your call. Sorry. I’ve been busy starring in my son’s homework.
Hey there, awesome readers! Ever since my son’s teacher asked the class to make a movie, his mind has been possessed by story concepts, scene ideas and camera angles. Part of me wants to thank this teacher for introducing my son to a newfound passion. The other part wants to tell him that it’s his […]
Teenagers say the darndest things
My son just sent me a text asking if he can go to his friend’s house after school to work on a science project. Naturally I said yes. Any time Jonathan asks a question and there’s even the remote possibility that it has something to do with him doing school work, the answer is always […]
Text conversation with my teenage son
One of the most challenging tasks as a parent is finding stuff for our kids to do during the summer. When they’re young it’s easy. Step 1: Register your kids for camp. Step 2: Tell your kids what the plan is for the summer. Step 3: Make sure to pack a towel in their backpack […]