Archive of ‘My Life’ category

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5 Ways To Pamper Yourself While Preggo

I never pass up an opportunity to reward myself for enduring life’s little hardships. Why? Because life is hard. Kindergartners get gold stars just for walking in straight lines but nobody gives adults a single thing for driving through traffic, paying bills on time, dealing with maniac bosses and basically just ADULTING. We deserve ALL […] Read more…

My Pick Me Up

I’ve been having a rough couple of weeks. Nothing seems to be going right at home or work. I know in my heart that writing makes me feel better, but I can’t help but stop writing completely when I’m feeling down. Then I start feeling down about not writing, which makes me feel even down-er. […] Read more…

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Mshikakis On A Sunday

Some Sundays are absolutely perfect for at-home barbeques. The kind of Sundays where you’re too lazy to go out but are too restless to stay on the couch. The kind of Sundays where you want to do something interesting at home but also want to do something practical, like feed your child. I love such […] Read more…

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5 Myths About Single Moms

I’ve been a single mom for close to 3 years now and continue to be astonished by the misconceptions many people have about this gig. Complete strangers form detailed conclusions about my life within seconds of learning that I’m a single mother. Some of these false assumptions make me cackle while others might land me […] Read more…

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Fake Swimming Time!

It’s bloody hot! Where, oh where is this El Nino that everyone keeps threatening us with? It’s been nothing but blistering dry heat lately, and what better way to cool down than with the good old tradition of fake swimming? Fake swimming is something I’ve been doing with Ella since she was a baby – […] Read more…

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