My son has been going through a tough time over the last few months – a little bit of typical kid stuff and a little bit of other stuff you hope your child won’t have to typically deal with. That said, surprising him with a “just because” wrestling figure or slipping a Tropicana orange juice […]
Can you believe we are already halfway through summer? Work is busy. The laundry pile is bigger than usual. I feel like I can’t catch up with anything. And I am tired. So tired. Like, “if-I-put-my-head-down-for-one-second-I-will-start-snoring” tired. And, worst of all, I have a severe case of Mother’s Guilt because I can’t be home with […]
April is Autism Awareness Month – a cause that is very close to my heart. Our daughter Maggie (12 years old) is on the spectrum. My nephew Frankie is too. I also have several friends with children on the spectrum. Spectrum. Spectrum. Spectrum. Autism is not the same for every child diagnosed and every family […]
I am a good mother. In fact, being a mother is my proudest accomplishment. My children are my world. I can honestly say that there is not another mother in the world who could ever love their children as much as I love mine. Well, except for YOU. Isn’t that how we all, as mothers, […]
Maggie folded up her Christmas list and left it for Jingles (Elf on the Shelf) to bring to Santa Claus. She never thought I would even see it. Took the folded up paper and put it in my bag a few days ago. Just opened it. And now, I am crying at work.
“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud (drawing by Maggie!)