From the monthly archives:

June 2009

My dark side

June 30, 2009

There’s another thing about being a single mom, or is it just about being me… Love actually hurts me. The feeling of feeling (again) raises some kind of pain up inside of me that I can’t shake. And then I start lashing out, sabotaging my relationships, wishing away these butterflies for fear that they will [...]

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Single Moms & Married Moms

June 30, 2009

Can single moms be friend with married moms? Aside from those lifelong friendships, after you become a single mom or a married mom are you more inclined to befriend solo or coupled moms?

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Smooth Operator

June 28, 2009

While the rest of the world continues to spin, with all of its good news and bad, there is one little universe that remains unchanged. The universe of Benjamin, where he must – by now – have realized that he’s kind of cute. He’s also learning how to play the adults in his life like [...]

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Taking it easy

June 27, 2009

I’m almost back, but not quite. I’m forcing myself to take it easy, to breath deeper, to relax. Until I can write more – keep up by taking a peak at my new round of photos.

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Pillow Talk

June 24, 2009

do you want more kids? I started this discussion in the single moms forum the other day and the responses are really passionate. Leave a comment there or here.

And let me know what you think about the idea of me – having twins. I mean what do you do if the love of your life happens to have a twin gene, a fricking twin gene. Just my luck, right? Oh me, oh my.

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Shedding

June 21, 2009

I’m just imagining what it would be like, that’s all. It’s a perfectly logical thought process when you have a child and when you want more. But I’ve been married before. My only experience with that institution is absolute misery and then fighting to get out as fast as I could.

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Boys

June 18, 2009

I have three brothers and two sisters. You would think I’ve seen it all but I haven’t. Nope. Like this… This thing Benjamin does when the mood strikes, or when we have a far distance to walk to in a rush. In this case we were dashing to a bush to so he could pee [...]

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Smiles

June 16, 2009

The radio booth smelled like old men and dusty records but I liked it anyway. When Glenn Miller came on I would start dancing by myself. Dinner in the diner, nothing could be finer. How can you not dance to Chattanooga Choo Choo? My Dad had introduced me to The Glenn Miller Band years earlier. [...]

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Big Things

June 16, 2009

Big things, I tell ya, big things. I can’t even begin to thank you all enough. Really. Your passion for my little life is quite extraordinary, and as more and more readers join us (many of them not even single moms) I’m thinking that this blog is transforming into a story for everyone.  Something I’ve [...]

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Which would you rather see?

June 14, 2009

Seeing yourself on the front page of the local Sunday paper’s business section is nice. Definitely. Very nice. But seeing this is even nicer. He has no idea what he’s in for… more pictures from this weekend are in this album, scroll down for the most recent. [Sorry I've been scant. Cooking up a few [...]

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