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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Monster Times: Jamming Traditions With The Boy

Monster Jam Is Life Last weekend was our annual trip to our personal Disneyland. Well… The Boy’s anyway. That’s right folks. Monster Jam came to town and per tradition, we were there. Getting sandblasted and inhaling gas fumed for several hours. That is what we call a good time. The Boy has loved Monster Jam […]

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