From the monthly archives:

November 2010

A Single Mom’s Guide to Finding a Manperson

November 28, 2010

Blast from the past posts: Remember when Benjamin used to call every man on the street “Daddy?” I missed the third anniversary of starting my blog. Typically I give myself a pat on the back for making it this far without either a) quitting or b) losing all of my readers. And then I offer […]

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Split & Torn

November 24, 2010

I haven’t been this excited about the holidays in years. I credit our new house and everything it brings, warmth inside and out. The cozy feeling of slippers on my feet, sweat pants and a blanket on the couch with a newspaper on Sunday mornings. I am also discovering that deep inside of me there […]

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Domestic Confessional

November 16, 2010

This weekend after baking a birthday cake from scratch – a delicious banana cake topped with whipped cream. The recipient was Grandma Bear, who deserves 10 cakes just like it every day because she’s so sweet, and because she really knows how to raise excellent humans. And then… I bought a sweater for a dog. […]

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A dad you have to meet

November 9, 2010

So, there’s this client. Who happens to be an attorney. I know. An attorney. A lawyer. We all have our stereotypes, right? And I used to have mine about lawyers. Those terrible, big mean guys who wreck havoc on the world and make everyone paranoid about lawsuits and depositions and, well–my knowledge of what lawyers […]

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No book, wedding plans and co-habitiation.

November 8, 2010

Up until moving in together John spent quite a bit of time in his bachelor pad. He’d leave in the evenings often to get some breathing space at his own place. And he was never around in the mornings, not wanting Benjamin to see him waking up in my bed. So, naturally, I expected us […]

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My little monster.

November 1, 2010

After one week of being sick on his butt with the flu Benjamin insisted on being Darth Maul from Star Wars. Coincidence? Or Benjamin’s inner self trying to tell me something. After being completely pampered back to health by Mommy he has morphed into the Dark Lord of Demands. Now, I have to kick myself […]

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