Month: March 2011

BELEAGUERED… B-E-LEA-GUE-RED, BELEAGUERED!

(This post was originally published on the Charleston Daily Mail’s Mommyhood blog.) Okay, so here’s the thing: I love being a part of the Mommyhood blog and- lest you think otherwise after you read what I’m about to write- I really love my children.  But, here’s a little truism that people have a hard time admitting: Sometimes, parenting blows. That’s… Read more →

IT’S SPRING AND I’M NOT SAD ANYMORE

(This post was originally published on the Charleston Daily Mail’s Mommyhood blog.) For excitement (and because I procrastinate), I’m blogging live this morning.  Well, mostly live, as I’ll probably save this draft and edit it a million times in the next hour or so.  But, you know what I mean- I’m writing today, Friday. So, if you’re in Charleston today,… Read more →

My Backpack, Myself

(This post was originally posted on the Charleston Daily Mail’s Mommyhood blog.) When I picked the kids up from school the other day, I was surprised to see my seven year-old daughter carrying the camo backpack from her brother’s play Army costume.  “What’s up with the bag, Genevieve?” I asked her, thinking it must be important as she would have… Read more →

Damsel in De-Stress

(This post was originally posted on the Charleston Daily Mail’s Mommyhood blog.) It’s 6:37 pm on Thursday evening and I’ve just finally sat down after a long day of moving boxes, unpacking them, and sorting and organizing their contents.  I’m treating myself to a Michelob Ultra, if watery and tasteless beer can, in fact, be considered a treat.  I feel… Read more →