Guest post from my friend, Eli Pacheco, over at Coach Daddy Blog. These kids. They’re growing up with thumb swipes instead of mixtapes. They Facetime on their phones and have never had to wait for dial-up. Even Madison, in her ancient 20-somethings, used to squeeze the paw of stuffed animals because weren’t they allsupposed to talk?… Continue reading 10 things I Did That I Want My Kids To Do
Hello Margarita Friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Today I want to talk about relationships, friendships and beyond midlife. Sounds utterly depressing right? lol I promise it’s not. Last week Susan (Louise to my Thelma) and I went to visit my mother and grandmother. We started out meeting my mom and her friend of 30 years for lunch at a… Continue reading Relationships. Midlife & Beyond
Sweet Baby Jesus we made it to the beach! It’s about 4 hours of driving to get here but we do it every year and it is so worth it. We meet up with my parents most years and enjoy “family” time. Usually we are all still speaking by the end of the week. I… Continue reading Vacation with the Family 2018. Part I
This week’s post is a letter from a dog to his mom. My good friend Ryn, who has two dogs, two kids and a hubby, is so funny. After reading her post on Facebook the other day, I knew I had to share. Ryn is keeping her mom’s dog, Tank. Ryn’s mom is named Kitty… Continue reading What Your Dog Wishes He/She Could Tell You…
As I am writing this my fingers are still numb from an earlier lacrosse game where it was below 40 degrees and I froze my A@@ off. But I love my kids! I’m on my second cup of coffee and scalded my tongue so now you know how my day is going. AND it’s the… Continue reading College Spring Break Ain’t For The Weak Hearted.
Hellooooooooo! (Ms. Doubtfire voice) So let’s talk empty nest readiness. Are you ready for them to GET OUT? (Amityville Horror voice). I’m sure no parent is really ready for them all to leave home for good. And to keep from crying about it I do the following: Think of all the grocery money I’ll save… Continue reading My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.
Hey Mama! I’m giving encouragement to the new and expecting moms today. However, the older moms (like me and I don’t mean ancient) can chime in and give encouragement too. Let me start by saying, this is controversial and I know I’ll probably piss off some of you and that’s ok. I can’t make all… Continue reading Babies, Bottles and Milk Maidens from Hell.