CategoryReal life

Cutting the Kindergarten Bully.

“Mom, why doesn’t he get in trouble & if I did what he does, I’d be in SO much trouble?” How do I explain to my 6 yo that the kid is a legit ASSHOLE? NOT to mention, so is the school at that point. Allow me to elaborate briefly: My son is was in Kindergarten in a “highly rated” public school right next to our neighborhood. EVERYONE raved about this school & I just figured I’d end up doing […]

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Cutting My Fluff.

NOBODY TRULY knows how hard it is for me to keep my mouth from getting me into “trouble”. Quite frankly, I am over the “getting into trouble” phase. I walk THE finest line between what I “should” be saying vs what I actually say. I am 36 years old & struggle with this so I can only fathom the torment my 6 & 2 year olds feel! This is NOBODY imposing some 1940 rule upon me but rather a simple […]

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Do you think there’s a legit reason that everyone on this planet is placed here? I am struggling with this concept. This hits VERY close to home for me, personally. Funny enough-I grew up so “ideally”. Allow me to rephrase that-we were seriously (I am going there!) the most beautiful, “all American” family who lived the most “dreamy” lives. My mother looks like Christy Brinkley (for real & is EXQUISITELY beautiful even without my being biased), my little brother was […]

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Cutting the Mom Guilt:

Kids are actually quite forgiving & quite resilient little beings. Lucky for us! I have been through A LOT of therapy. One of my all time most favorite therapists always told me something long before I became a mom but to apply to life in general: NOTHING good EVER comes from guilt! So, what are we to do to possibly avoid this inevitable feeling & emotion? I say, we first accept exactly what I just said-it’s inevitable. We are human. […]

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