December 5, 2014

What’s up?

I’ve got nothing. I was caught up with some volunteer projects, and now must catch up at work. I hate not being able to say no!

What’s up with you? Have a great weekend all!

December 1, 2014

What’s up?

I am bone weary tired. Last week, DH and I took off from work to purge our house of years’ worth of junk and prepare for the holidays. We got through the kitchen, our bedroom, the master bathroom, Continue reading

September 12, 2006
Five years ago today, I sat in front of my television in shock and watched as the second plane hit the World Trade Center. I remember feeling out of breath, dizzy and slightly sick. I also remember feeling scared. Very scared. As I watched the events of the day unfold, I remember wanting to cry, […] Continue reading

September 12, 2006
Jude was excited to have me read the new Thomas the Train book his grandma bought him. In it, Thomas gets spooked by a ghost story that James the Red Engine tells. The page illustrating James’ story shows a pair of boney blue claws reaching from the darkness of a dilapidated shed. My son’s breath […] Continue reading

September 11, 2006
Editor’s Note: Joan Blades of MoveOn.org and MomsRising.org alerted me of a battle brewing in Pennsylvania to make it illegal for employers to ask potential workers of their marital and child status. In case you haven’t read the Motherhood Manifesto, Kiki Peppard is the single mother who is spearheading this effort. Here is an update […] Continue reading

September 11, 2006
My almost three-year-old has had one week of preschool and he has already had homework. Granted, it wasn’t a tough assignment for us: He had to learn a list of Spanish words. We speak the language at home so he already knew most of the words. But my heart went out to the non-native speakers […] Continue reading

September 11, 2006
Editor’s Note: Here we go again with pollsters trying to categorize us. But now we have the forum to knock them down. Good post, Nancy. -Elisa With the November election growing ever closer, the pundits are busy classifying us mothers into categories. The newest label is “mortgage mom.” These are moms whose “sense of well-being […] Continue reading

September 10, 2006
Hi there all you MotherTalkers (in my head this sounds vaguely dirty, more like MUTHATALKERS).   My name is Cara and I live in New Mexico.  I am a mother of four children, Amanda age 8, Sarah age 6, Maddie age 6 and William, 2.  I stay at home and my husband works in Santa […] Continue reading

September 10, 2006
With most movies that become flashpoints of controversy, my stance is “so don’t see it!” or better yet, “satirize the heck out of it!” As a rule of thumb, I’ve also thought that people shouldn’t stage protests against works they’ve never seen (or read). Controversy only leads to more ticket sales. What I have learned […] Continue reading

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