Imagine one day you wake up to discover you are an Uber driver. It's not what you want to do, and definitely not your career path. It takes away from your other responsibilities. And you don't get paid. But you have to do it anyway. There's no way around it. You put 200 miles on… Continue reading Just Call a Cab (Mom)
Today, like many Saturdays, was consumed by my kids and their sports. I am among the millions of American parents whose children chose sports activity over something far cooler. Like a Saturday book club or a weekend Thespian Society. My kids are not in band. They are similarly not into something like D&D or other… Continue reading The Intolerable Sports Parent
COME ON YOU GUYS. I was on Facebook yesterday, and I saw an article shared by Parents magazine, both in the newsfeed and the stories (so you know this is - like - a real clickbait one for them). It read: "Day Care's Note to Parents to 'Get off Your Phone' Goes Viral." In my… Continue reading “Day Care’s Note to Parents to ‘Get off Your Phone’ Goes Viral.” Sanctimonious Moms Everywhere Rejoice.
UGGGGGGGGGGGGGGH. We need to talk about laundry. I don't know about you guys, but laundry is probably going to be the thing that does me in. Honestly. It's not the cooking, which I loathe and yet find myself spending about three hours a day doing. It's not the cleaning, which - again - I'm not… Continue reading [Just A Long Post About Laundry]
This month - May - is National Tennis Mom's Month. At least that's what the USTA says, and since May is Mother's Day, it makes sense. I am a tennis mom. I drive my kids hundreds of miles a week, spend close to $2000 a month, and live my life on the sidelines as my… Continue reading My Kids’ Sports Are Starting To Drive Me Insane
There's been a refreshing and, simultaneously, not-so-refreshing trend this last week or two on the Internet, and that is that people have stopped talking about the demise of American society and values as we knew them pre-Trump, and moved back to the ol' getting offended at everything on the Internet. I say it's refreshing because… Continue reading Let’s Just All Simmer The Frick Down
For two weeks, now, I've had a shocking revelation rise to the surface of my brain at least once a day. I mean I'll just be going about my business when suddenly it hits and I'm like OH MY GOD THIS IS REAL. Just now, I had it again. I was wrapping Christmas gifts, getting… Continue reading So I Guess I Have Three Kids Now