School Life

100 Days

100 times the school bell rang. 97 times we showed up on time. 100 stickers bought at a late shop to CVS. 100 times he counted on his own as he stuck on each sticker in an organized form only known to him.   100 googly-eyed donuts and smiley faces. 100 times I repressed, heated, […]

Monday, Monday

For some reason my eldest wanted to go to school early today. He used to be dropped off last year at the earliest I could get him there so I could rush off to my ‘internship/temp job’ in Palm Desert, about an hour away. I would rush out the door, rush him off to hot […]

Mom friends – it will happen

At our community’s playground last week I sat with a neighbor hearing the ridiculously funny story about her trying to be cool while waiting for her son and accidentally standing in a pile of ants. Screaming “Son of a monkey!” apparently didn’t do her any credit to her social status where she already felt alienated […]