Hey there, awesome readers! If you know me in real life, you know that I don’t watch much TV. If you don’t know me in real life, you know that the only TV I do watch is Criminal Minds. (Apparently I like to keep myself up at night with visions of serial killers hiding in […]
7 Reasons I don’t want to be a teenager. Ever again.
Two things happened recently that made me question my near-frequent outbursts of nostalgic longing for my youth: 1. I accidentally caught a glimpse of myself in a mirror. (Which made me cringe.) 2. I was given attitude by a pimply-faced “young adult” who’s more than half my age. (Which also made me cringe. Honestly. You’d […]
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 […]
When raising teenagers doesn’t suck
As volatile as daily life has been around here since the arrival of the not invited yet I-should-have-seen-it-coming hormones, I’m surprising even myself when I say that I had a lovely day last weekend with one said teenager with whom I live – namely, my 13 year old Samantha. What did we do? We went […]