“Am I a shitty parent?”

How many of you when you were younger, and probably while being scolded by your parents swore, “when I become a parent I will be the best I can be. I will love my baby, provide everything he/she needs. I will never shout at or spank my kid; I will be their best friend!?” 

Are You a Single Mom? Like the Full-Time Working, Part-Time Schooling Kind of Single Mom?

Do you remember when you learned about the types of families in school? We all fantasized about having the idyllic nuclear family; a  mommy, a daddy, and three perfect angels–a boy, a girl and a puppy, (what, you didn’t?).

Sometimes Kids are Complete and Utter Assholes!

Now, I am the mother of an awesome 11 y.o boy whom I love to crumbly bits and pieces. He is a great sport, no, really, he is. Thoughtful, considerate, loving, kind, selfless, obedient, helpful, does his chores without instruction — the perfect kid! Wait, what? I have to wake up now? I’m not readyContinue reading “Sometimes Kids are Complete and Utter Assholes!”


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