If Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t NOBODY Happy!

The last couple of weeks have been hard ones.  Not just sleep deprived-everybody peed the bed daily-and the coffee maker’s broken-hard, but life draining-emotionally-and physically-hard.  I know at some point I will write about all of it but right now it’s too raw and deep.  It would all come out as tears and snot and curse words if I took the chance to let it creep up to the surface.  For now, it is enough to say that my youngest son had major surgery, I have a pinched nerve in my back and some of my dearest friends lost their child in a week’s time.  Any one of those things would have made it hard to move through the day but all of them at once has been excruciating. Continue reading

So, you want a night out…

You want a night out?  The first thing that comes to mind is: Are you crazy?  You’re leaving your precious little one to go out and enjoy yourself with your spouse/significant other/friends? How dare you think you deserve that time to actually be the person you were before your kids came along!  Just who do you think you are, missy? Continue reading