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Monthly archive September, 2013
Don't Stare At My Daughter

Don’t Stare At My Daughter

I went to the mall yesterday with my two kids. My giant 16 year-old son and his sister, my petite 14 year-old daughter. We had just walked through the doors, and were on our way to one of those smelly teen emporiums to return a shirt, when I noticed these two men staring at us. ...
Conversations With My Husband: 50th Birthday Cruise Edition

Conversations With My Husband: 50th Birthday Cruise Edition

My husband celebrated his 50th birthday last week. On Thursday night, I threw him a surprise happy hour at one of our favorite local bars. People from all different parts of his life just kept walking through the doors. Unexpectedly. And he felt tremendously loved. Which is how I wanted him to feel.
My Husband's 50th Birthday

My Husband’s 50th Birthday

Today is my husband’s 50th birthday. Fifty is kind of old. I mean, for a husband of mine to be. I’m only 47. His trophy wife.
A Love Letter to Bruno Mars

A Love Letter to Bruno Mars

Dear Bruno, I fell in love with you last Friday night in Miami. But don't worry. It's not what you may think. I'm not a stalker. And I'm not (too) crazy. I'm just a 47 year-old (happily married) mother of a teenage daughter.