growing up but still me

Isn’t it wonderfully scary how things change? How WE change? Had you told me 5 years ago I’d be where I am today I’d have called you a liar. 5 years ago I was pregnant and alone and feeling like a complete failure. 5 years ago I felt like there was absolutely no way I’d […]

I’m on top of the world

So last night I got an email from Amazon: Dear Applicant, Congratulations!!, you have been successful in your application with us as Seasonal Customer Service Associate (Talent Pool) as soon as the positions become available we let you know. Thank you for your patience and going through the process thus far, we will keep you […]

where’s my daddy? is he dead?

I knew this day would come. I was hoping it would come along a little later than this but then again how can I be so naive when he’s started school, when he’s around other kids… Kids talk and ask questions. We were walking in checkers yesterday perusing the produce isle when out of the […]

There are few things more permanent than a name

This morning yet another follower asked me why I refer to Fish as “fish” and not by his given name. Most people think it’s so we stay anon on the net, this is partly true but anyone with half a brain could figure out our identity pretty easily. Truth is that I never refer to […]

i just need to vent okay? deal with it.

If the weather matched my mood today it would be a crisis as we’d have a class TEN hurricane on our hands. Destructive, dangerous to be around, a little calm in the middle and then it hits you hard again when you think it’s all over. I don’t know if it’s because I’ve gone from […]

being an only parent. the pros and cons.

I was asked recently to make a list of the pros and cons of being an only parent (where the biodad is not involved at all). At first I couldn’t only think of cons and then I realised what a good exercise this actually was for me as it made me really think about it […]