Category: Daily Mail Mommyhood

THE GUILT GAMES

So, it’s soccer season- again.  And, softball season.  Next month, it will be swim team season.  To everything there is a season, it seems.  For me personally, it’s work-full-time-and-try-to-get-the-laundry-done-season.  (My fave.)  During most weeks, my son has two soccer practices and one game and my daughter has two to four softball practices/games.  I give myself a break by providing transport… Read more →

A MATTER OF PRIVILEGE

My kids are insanely privileged. We’re not wealthy by any means. Hell, I may not even be middle-class anymore, since the divorce. (Although, the middle class is getting poorer by the minute, so I probably still qualify.) Nevertheless, my kids are insanely privileged. They have toys and games everywhere; they have a million cable channels; they even have internet access… Read more →

One Single Mom’s Dirty Secret

When I was pregnant with my first child, I couldn’t wait to start transforming the spare bedroom into a baby wonderland.  Paint chips and Pottery Barn Kids catalogs littered my home for nine long months.  I created gender-neutral curtains by sewing together a patchwork of pastel fabrics- yellow, green, blue and pink.  My husband and I received brand new baby… Read more →