Category Archives: MOM STUFF

I CAN’T WAIT

“I can’t wait till I’m a grown up,” Spense says on a pretty regular basis. I know he doesn’t mean to say I can’t wait to get away from you, Mom.… but that’s what it feels like. I’ve spent years … Continue reading

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ZEV…. A DATE STORY

I’d been writing with Zev, from Jdate for about a week. He was pretty flirty in our exchanges and we decided to meet in person. “Can you meet me at The 17th Street Bar in Santa Monica?” he wrote. “That’s … Continue reading

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“GOODBYE, I’M LEAVING”

We were at a birthday party and a 5 year old named Kaden jumped happily in the bounce house. “Do you see my mom and dad?” he asked me and another mom, Liz. “Yes,” Liz said, “they are over there … Continue reading

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WHAT TIME IS IT?

I’ve lived through a lot of years and day light savings times and I sill can’t figure out how to adjust. Maybe it’s harder now that I am a mom because I’m trying to calculate how many hours we are … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE IRONY; MY SON GOT MARRIED WHEN HE WAS 3

A four year old girl stood on the street outside of my son’s preschool, her plump cheeks splashed with tears. Spense casually held my hand as the girl bellowed, “You are breaking my heart Spense! My heart is broken!” She … Continue reading

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC

I’ve been singing songs from The Sound of Music to my 4 year old, and decided to tell him the story of the show. Me: Maria wanted to become a nun, but it wasn’t a good fit for her… S: … Continue reading

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MY FOUR YEAR OLD JUST SAID…

“Mom, can we go to Trader Joe’s and get some things you really don’t need.” Can’t wait to tell him that Trader Joe’s is my husband.

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GIRL THINGS AND BOY THINGS

There was a time when S wanted to wear Cinderella shoes with his friends, at dress up. Why wouldn’t he? They are cool looking and sparkly and fancy and fun. Then one day, he figured out “Those Cinderella shoes are … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 5

Day 5 “Last day of camp!” I said in the morning. “Yay!” He said though I wasn’t sure if he was happy to go or happy it was almost over. “I’m going to wear my ring so everyone knows I’m … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 4

Day 4 He didn’t eat much in his lunch at all, yesterday. So today I gave him fruit leather and cucumbers and bagel with cream cheese. I mellowed out on all the produce. We were late to camp again. I … Continue reading

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