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- The Guilt Trip.
- This isn’t my real Mothers’ Day post but I looked like Adele so you can understand why it had to go up immediately.
- Fine, call me a mommy blogger: I’m proud to be a woman writing online.
- My Husband Performs “Fairy Houses” by Tracy Kane
- I make a sports analogy and Matt backs away slowly.
Category Archives: Land of Coffee
To say our five-year-old daughter Akeyla has an active imagination would be an understatement. She lives in a world of rainbows, unicorns, fairies, and butterflies. Every day is costume day. If one tutu looks great, well, then three tutus, plus … Continue reading
We didn’t even want Akeyla to go to that stupid charter school everyone in Asheville applies to, we told ourselves. “I don’t know if I even want to send Akeyla to that school,” said Matt. “It’s so far. I don’t … Continue reading
I parked the van in the driveway and Astrid and I loaded up the day’s things to head inside. Taekwondo uniform, water bottle, wet boots, homework folder. As we made our way up the sidewalk, she said, apropos of nothing, … Continue reading
If I Raise $1000 for Ethiopian Children I Will Make a Video of Myself Rapping “Lose Yourself” by Eminem and Post it on the Internet Because that Makes Perfect Sense.
It seems you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a piece of jewelry inscribed with the quote “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Well, if the world wants to see someone sitting at her computer … Continue reading
Horrible mothers make their children walk on beautiful paths like this. My whole goal for this weekend – while Matt is off cracking craft beers with his college buddies at a wedding on a beautiful windswept Carolina beach – … Continue reading