Help! My Baby is Being a Jerk

If you're reading this now, you either have a jerk baby or you're wondering what the hell kind of mother I am to refer to my child as a jerk.  Obviously a terrible one. Well, you've come to the right place. Yesterday, my 25-weeker (or half(ish) year-older, if you're one of those people annoyed with … Continue reading Help! My Baby is Being a Jerk

I’ve Been Shit On: Becoming a Mother

Loving someone you've never met at first sight is hard. The guilt from that is harder.

Dress Blues in our Daughter’s Closet

To our beloved Corps: I write this not only on your 241st birthday but also on the eve of Veteran's Day which also happens to be our 3rd wedding anniversary.  Many things have changed in my Marine's life since he separated from the USMC and yet the behaviors and sense of self he exhibits is … Continue reading Dress Blues in our Daughter’s Closet

Good Humans

Here I sit, on the eve of our baby shower, and it dawned on me.  Tomorrow, at the shower, our baby's gender will be revealed. Today is the last day of my life that my child is just a human being.  Not a baby boy or girl.  Just a little person with a galaxy of … Continue reading Good Humans