This is Mother’s Day

Sunday is fun day. For me. Only. There are 364 days of my year that belong to the five kids and my (new) husband. But Sunday is the mother of all days for me and my mom friends and mom nonfriends. Mother’s Day. And what a day it is… A day that I get to…

Today is my best friend’s birthday.  It has been her birthday for 39 years on this date. And for 25 years I have been best friends with her on her birthday.  And for 24 of those years I  have not gotten the date of her birthday correct.  Not once, ever. Most years it passes and…

Sometimes you just can’t f’ing believe it

So this week my daughter turned 16…my nephew turned to me and said “why is 16 such a big deal…I mean it’s not like she’s moving away to college this year or anything.” I said to him “you’re right, I don’t really know why it is considered a big birthday” and then I turned to…