It’s Time To Be The Helper

“Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Mr. Rogers Mr. Rogers and his absolute loveliness are forever entrenched in my soul. You can find a Mr. Rogers episode anywhere and his words of wisdom and comfort will always apply. The world is scary and we just want to look for […]

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Happy To Be Sad

I was talking with my mom a while ago and I told her I’d been having some down days; struggling with my depression a bit. In a little plot twist during this talk, I told her I’m happy I deal with depression and anxiety. Mom: I’m sorry. I’m sorry I passed this down to you. […]

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Preteens Suck: Sh*t My Kid Says Edition

Eww. Teenage boys kind of suck. And the ones in the teenage preparation stage, or preteens, as they are widely known, aren’t any better. Preteens suck too. This whole phase is a general suckfest of confusion, rage and patience testing for parents. There isn’t even a gradual descent into this madness. You’ll kiss your kids goodnight and […]

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Adolescents Are Real Life Gremlins: Parenting

Guys, I live with a real life gremlin. Nobody told me about this. The Boy’s voice is cracking and I can’t handle it. He’s shot up almost six inches (I might be exaggerating that, but it feels like it) and I can’t handle it. There’s a baby mustache sprouting that has me freaking out. Tiny […]

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