One year of Middle school down, two to go On days like today, I wish my child were more like her mother: absolutely intolerant of other people bullshit. Maybe one day she will get there, as she is only a 12-year-old right now. Maybe not. At her age, in middle school – I was fighting… Read More Middle School: Hormones & Sexual Harrassment
In the original Dear Social Media, this MoM will not compete with you I had no clue this would be a series with SnapChat next on the list. Senior Hija was given permission to use SnapChat in March. This mother just couldn’t appreciate the adult like interactions and it got the cut in May. I thought I… Read More Dear SnapChat, This MoM will not compete with you Either
Soothe stressful emotions, right now Enough time has passed to let me know that I need to make some new adulting and parenting adjustments in order to soothe stressful emotions. It’s been a little over four months that I have held the name badge, “Mom of Three”. I thought I was doing well. Then I… Read More Six ways to soothe stressful emotions while expanding your family
Choose your “trusted” resources wisely I was preparing to delve into “bad touch” and “red flags” until I read a few things online that set me off. It read all wrong. One particular resource had me wondering who in the hell is offering some of this advice because it is not accurate. Rather, it is not… Read More What if a bad touch feels good?
I need to ask questions after having this AH HA moment Our family was in Florida recently. I went to the pool restroom with a one piece bathing suit and cover up. To my inebriated self I thought that I was not pulling down this bathing suit, as I squatted and moved the crotch material… Read More Ask questions first, then enjoy a laugh
All Baes go to Heaven At some point, Baes either graduate with their Bachelor of Arts in Excellency or in this case, due to technical difficulty, my preteen recess bae went to heaven. Deuces! Au Revoir! Addio! Adios! Arrivederci! Bye-bye! Cheerio! Good day Sir! Goodby, Goodby, goodbye, and good-bye! Sayonara! So long! Adieu! Auf wiedersehen!… Read More In this episode: All Baes go to Heaven & I hope he stays there
Preteening & Recess Bae just kind of happened Around the time I decided I needed to restrict Senior Hija’s social media access, I found out about him – Recess Bae. Senior Hija came home telling me about someone else having a boyfriend and her mother’s reaction. Well, I thought to myself, “Does she have a boyfriend”? … Read More Pretweening at Recess with Her Bae: Recess Bae
Started from the bottom now we here… After one year of protesting, Senior Hija has a phone with a pinch of social media action. Not just any phone, but a smart phone. She has what she has been begging for. I got more than I bargained for. Do you all know how time consuming it… Read More Dear Social Media, This MoM will not compete with You