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My Boyfriend

July 19, 2009

Just when I thought I had mastered all of the awkward single mom phrases, learning to say things like “ex-husband” or “visitation” without flinching, another term comes my way – boyfriend. Single mom or not, I have never been a fan of the word. Boyfriend just seems so juvenile, to call a boy your friend […]

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The Biker

June 8, 2008

Each night we would linger, both unsure about how to ask each other out. The ink wasn’t dry on my divorce yet and he had been living alone in the woods for years. But despite his self-imposed isolation, a woman had found him. And he wanted me.

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My “man person” is up to something in the kitchen…

February 23, 2008

Kris is painting the top of my kitchen table right now. I’m not looking…he’s saying something about polka dots. I’m a little bit scared…but he wants to paint it – and I don’t! Works out quite nicely. The table recently turned into a doodle table. Meaning anyone was welcome to doodle on the top. Leave […]

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Boyfriend + toddler + work = tired single mama

January 15, 2008

I love my adorable toddler and I love my adorable boyfriend…oh, and I love my amazing job. I love them all so much I just don’t want to sleep as much as I should. Life is too good but my life is also incredibly tiring. What’s a single mom to do? Say no to the […]

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