I’m announcing the winners to three contests today but you’re all winners. You know why? Because, long ago, you learned how to go on the potty. If you’ve seen this video you know I don’t like talking about bodily movements or anything close to them in public. But because Benjamin’s bowel movements, or lack thereof, […]
Within just a few weeks of dating, John Bear had bought Benjamin a Transformer, saying “I couldn’t help it. I hope it’s okay. I just can’t believe he doesn’t have one.” And why would he? I’m a chick (in case you hadn’t noticed) and now that Benjamin is becoming a boy I’m realizing I don’t […]
On this day, the birthday of this huge plot of land we call our country, I think we all know how lucky we all are to be here. Even though shrouded in a veil of uncertainty and expected to trust the same people who drove this ship into these troubled waters, we keep going. For […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
There are few things in life that really upset me, the Kroger Grocery Store bathroom is one of them. If you’ve been reading my blog for these past (nearly) two years you’ll notice that I rarely complain about anything. It’s just not my style. I also feel that, despite being a single mom, I have […]
A few weeks ago, or was it months? my ex offered, or did I ask? to take Benjamin two nights a week instead of one. For several weeks he upheld his new commitment, enjoying every extra moment with his son until on week four he told me he was tired. I understood. It’s hard. This […]