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Conversations With My Husband: Romantic Sunset Edition

Conversations With My Husband: Romantic Sunset Edition

It’s hard to give everyone in my household the attention they deserve. My husband, my kids, myself. I frequently feel pulled in many worthy directions. Mom. Mom. Mom. MOM. While my husband sits there, having just made us some wonderful, healthy gourmet meal, watching his teenage step-kids try to get the most of me. Just...
Another Conversation With My Kid: NYC Edition

Another Conversation With My Kid: NYC Edition

I’m back from my daughter’s birthday trip to NYC. And I can easily say that it was everything I had hoped for. And more. From our arrival Sunday morning to my flight out Saturday, it was filled with lots of shopping, laughs, history lessons, food and loving moments. We walked over the Brooklyn Bridge, rode...
Conversations With Myself: Saturday Morning Edition

Conversations With Myself: Saturday Morning Edition

I’m lying in bed this morning, trying to go back to sleep after I’ve had to get up and pee, which I’m starting to realize isn’t going to happen. So I just let my mind wander. And it started here: I’m really out of shape because my whole body hurts from bowling two days ago....
Conversations With My Husband: Mustache Edition

Conversations With My Husband: Mustache Edition

I love the mornings when my husband and I get to lie in bed and slowly wake up together. Mornings where I’m not jolted awake by my vibrating wrist watch. Or he’s not rushing to get to his restaurant because some crazy person wants chicken for a 50 person party at 10 am. The conversations...
Another Conversation With My Kid: Losing My Virginity

Another Conversation With My Kid: Losing My Virginity

Over the years, I’ve learned that one of the places I’m most likely to have a “meaningful” conversation with my kids is in the car. And by meaningful, I mean they say stuff, or ask me questions, about things they wouldn’t normally if we were with other people. (The other place they do this is...
Another Conversation With My Kid: Diaphragm Edition

Another Conversation With My Kid: Diaphragm Edition

Most every night, my daughter and I read in her room before bedtime. We’ve been doing it since both of my kids were so young that I had to read to them. My son is now almost 15 and most nights would prefer to be in the privacy of his own room with the door...