Fuck Birthdays

Birthdays are supposed to be a happy time. You’re a year older. A year wiser. A year closer to driving. Or drinking. Or graduating. Or death.  I find birthdays to be an annual reminder of all the things I still haven’t accomplished. A review of my failures if you will. And every year I say […]

Another Day, Another Panic

I tried to win the mom of the year award by waking up at 4:15 to drive to Kentucky so I could watch my kiddo play in an end-of-camp basketball tournament. My alarm went off and I reset the alarm for an hour. I was too tired to get up. I couldn’t fall asleep the […]

Mother’s Day

Although I appreciate the sentiment of a “Happy Mother’s Day” card, phone call or text, I really think the holiday itself is just full of shit. Just like all the other holidays that have been monopolized by guilt and consumerism. My daughter felt really bad when she realized I would be spending Mother’s day alone […]