My writing life is infested with squirrels. My squirrels try to out do each other and pop up to distract me at the most awkward times. I have at least four. 1. The Squirrel in Armor - She is tough and rattles her saber. Smells like pipe-smoke. May hang out with wizards and thieves. … Continue reading Squirrels
What do you get when you combine a 4-year-old and rolled up cardboard? A trip to the doc to remove said cardboard from their nose! Two weeks ago, my son said, "Mommy I have garbage in my nose." I thought he meant booger. So showed him how to blow his nose. Then Sunday night he … Continue reading What do you get when you combine a 4-year-old and rolled up cardboard?
It happened again. No, this is not the dreaded ma'am. Or even being called an elderly pregnancy. This is far worse. This is when people ask if you are the grandma of your own kid. Oh the horror. 🙂 Photo by KristinNador / CC BY The writer in me really wanted to come up with a fantastical reason. … Continue reading It happened again
The soft sob my daughter gave was not normal. It was a school morning. Which meant at 7:15 she was barefoot, and crazy haired from sleep. She looked up and Instead of the missing-front-teeth-grin, her mouth puckered and tears rolled down her cheeks. "The tooth fairy never came." Her lips quivered. My heart picked up … Continue reading Tooth Fairy