It Ain’t Just Me

All right. I know you’ve heard me brag about my husband, Russ. And you’re probably thinking, “Ah, she’s still got her rose-colored glasses on.” But trust me–after 19 years of marriage, all illusions are gone. So what I’m left with is the real deal. Yes, he does...

The Nefarious Conspiracy Against All Sick Mothers

Okay, I’m going public. I’m spilling the beans. I’m blowing the whistle.Here it is: There’s a nefarious conspiracy against all sick moms across the globe devised and executed by a consortium of gnomes, fairies, and gremlins. Yes, I know it sounds crazy. But the...

The Exorcism of Mrs. Scrooge

I hate the week before Christmas.The stores are a zoo. The streets are a quagmire of traffic. You can’t even buy a carton of eggs at Publix without having to stand line for thirty minutes. I kick myself AGAIN for not getting my Christmas shopping done before...

Who’s Got the Time to Read?

I’m supposed to be setting a great example to my kids by READING in front of them on a regular basis only I rarely sit down when they’re around (“Mom! Can I PLEEEASE have some pretzels!”) much less sit down and actually read.  My...