Tag Archives: Single mom

No More Christmas Shopping For Me

Come on folks. Let’s all join hands now and make a pact: “I solemnly promise not to spend any more money on Christmas gifts….unless the sale is too good to resist.”

Sunday’s Saying

“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.”  Orison Swett Marden

I Am Now That Mom

Listening to the neurologist rattle on about the pros and cons of the various classes of ADHD medications, I was no different then a horny guy at the bar who feigns interest in a drunken woman’s babble in hopes of getting laid. I pretended to listen, but overwhelmed and pressed for time, I wished she would hurry up and write the prescription so I could return to work.

Continue reading

Friday Fun Fact

It is estimated that the song “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin is the best selling single in history with over 100 million copies sold.

Wordless Wednesday

IMG_2769Brookfield Place

A Family Christmas Tradition

Just about this time every year my daughter likes to remind me of the day I set the gingerbread house on fire.

I still think I should get credit for not taking the couch, chairs and table with it.

What Happens When Your Child Can’t Follow The Routine?

Eight little girls dressed like jungle cats take the stage for the after school performance of the Nutcracker. A combo of hip hop, jazz and modern dance numbers set to top 40 hits, the show bears no resemblance to the New York City ballet version.

A chubby little girl in the back row keeps her eyes fixed on the dancer to her right. She is seconds behind in every move. When the dancers move left, she moves right. When they jump, she kicks. When they stop, she twirls. That girl is Savannah.

Continue reading