The piece that didn’t make it

So last month, I auditioned for a spot in the "Listen To Your Mother" production. It is a wonderful production of women sharing stories about motherhood.While watching past years shows on their YouTube channel, I knew that my piece was a long shot. However, when I think of motherhood, my children having to deal with my … Continue reading The piece that didn’t make it

Mom said there would be days like this

There I was, like every mother before me, crumpled on the bathroom floor, sobbing as my children pounded on the door. The scales had finally tipped and I could not fight the tears any longer. Repeating to myself over and over about how I can’t do this anymore. Resisting the urge to get my car … Continue reading Mom said there would be days like this

The Lipstick Incident

There he was. Standing in the hallway Pride just lighting up his face. There he was smiling, looking like a grandma with Parkinson’s. Dylan had gotten into my makeup. He decided that today he was going to apply red lipstick like he has watched me do a hundred times. I wasn’t really sure how to … Continue reading The Lipstick Incident