NOT the perfect mom

Not the Perfect Mom

“Mom, why are you crying?” asked my 13 year old. I was true. I was crying. In fact, I was on a bit of a jag at that moment trying desperately to conceal it from my family. His being confused was understandable, after all, it was Friday night (family night) and we were eating pizza and…

" Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you're in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that's the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because with that, you can do anything else.
"Angelia Jolie

Babysitting. A Rant.

<RANT> The other day I was channel surfing and landed on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. This show slightly fascinates me. Because my husband is from Jersey and frankly, these ladies are the type that I would run quickly away from. The accents! The high heels! The get-the-f@ck-out-of-my-way attitude! They scare me. They really…