Late again

I cried in the car on the way home this morning. One of those mornings you hope a neighbor isn’t traveling the same route you are. And I’m writing about it not in a fit of self-pity (oh, I detest those) but because in this universal human experience, I am sure I am not alone….

Less than perfect is the new perfect

Back off, Martha Stewart. And you too, Real Simple magazine, with your deceptively “simple” crafts, recipes and organizing projects for my home. Where is the magazine for single parents? You know, the one that would never THINK of telling you that planning your recipes for the week is not only essential, but easy. The one…

Tabula rasa

“Dad, you’re taking too much.” So said my eight-year-old as he watched my ex and his friends move furniture out of what used to be our house. Now, it’s my house—many dollars and sleepless nights later. My ex did not respond. I reassured my son that our new furniture was on order—it would just be…