DON’T TOUCH MY SH- SHTUFF! Usually, it’s ‘don’t touch my shit,’ Adults are home. We are the last generation of Latchkey Kids We spent our afternoons alone listening to music Songs we couldn’t play loud with adults around In 1993 I was eleven, he was fourteen Too cool for me in public Best of buddies […]
The energy in my house, even with five kids in here stays serene and catching glimpses of the kids playing alone is what I’ll miss the most.
Three years ago, this month I saw two little sacs growing inside me. I cried and thought to myself that I could not be happier. On the way to the car after the ultrasound, I remember my husband at the time telling me. “this is your job now. You’re not going back to school or […]
In my usual fashion I pull a rabbit out of a hat at Bookish! These ladies are so patient with me and my ideas, and I am so grateful that they indulged me and allowed me to host ANOTHER podcast in their beautiful home. This particular meeting brought me closer to the direction I want […]
My feelings are all over the place today. I woke up disappointed but managed to make sure that I look better than usual. I didn’t put on makeup but y’all saw the selfies of me in that hat and they do not tell lies. I mean, that filter is a low level filter but that’s […]
When you get married you never make an escape plan as you walk down the aisle with your daddy. You don’t say to yourself, “man if this shit goes south in eight years you better know how to act.” You don’t get married with a plan to switch from a king size bed with breast […]
This is a special episode because to me, it’s the beginning of a huge shift in my life. Let me start out by introducing you to the Goddess who dipped me and made me new. The first time I met Kat Wilson I was standing in the front yard of our mutual friend, EB. It […]
Good morning to you, Pumpkin Pie. Good morning to you, Mama. Soft voices vibrate soothingly from the outside, waking the twins. Teddy, the larger and more active of the two, stretched lazily as his foot grazed his wombmate’s head. Tyler’s arms glide towards his head and he pats the ear that was just kicked. His […]
Hello, Logic and Reason, So nice to see you both! Yes, yes I remember you. Yes, I know you’re always here for me to utilize at my discretion. Yes, I know it’s been a while since I’ve called on you for hel- Okay. Yeah, I know. I can only repeat my excuses so many times. […]
As parents we have a list of things we want to make sure our kids have some knowledge of and if you’re anything like me, you may have lost sleep over it. Tying shoes, closing Ziplock bags, packing lunch for school Perfecting that toilet bowl aim Now I know these things are a work in […]
It’s been two years and I thought I’d take a look back and share with you a core part of my support system, my Bixby girls.