Babysitting

originally published on this here site, over four years ago, and I still feel the very same way! Photo circa April, 2014 -- Beau's former signature move. Today, he is still just as crafty, he is just a lot taller.  Or, as I like to call it, “Why everyone who wants to be a parent someday should babysit ...

I was such a bad mom

(featured image above is from last Thursday, when I also felt like a bad mom.) Today, I cried. I cried a lot. I cried to people including, but not limited to, my mom, two car salesmen at the car dealership and my dietician. I was feeling so guilty. I felt like such a bad mom. And then, this evening, I ...

Household Staffing

Earlier this week we got to see the Elvis Costello and Steely Dan concert with my parents. It was awesome; not just the musicianship, but getting to experience another amazing live show with the people who so influenced my lifelong love of music. I have written so many times about how my dad and I share ...

Babysitting

Or, as I like to call it, "Why everyone who wants to be a parent someday should babysit (and not for the reasons that you think"). I know what is going through your head. You think that I am going to advise you to do a lot of babysitting before becoming a parent so that ...