Monthly Archives: September 2015

How Many Goodnights Did I Miss (the sacrifices of the night shift parent)

5 years. It makes me sick to think about it. I’ve missed 5 years of after school hugs… 5 years of what did you do today’s… 5 years of sitting down to a family dinner… most crushing… 5 years of … Continue reading

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“I’m a Suburban Mom, I Don’t HAVE Any Street Cred”

It started out as a simple enough conversation with the wife talking about the kids: her “she was invited to a DMX birthday party” me “the rapper?” her “the bikes” me “BMX?” her “yeh those” me “there goes your street … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, I’m 40

So this is 40. I’ve spent my entire life trying to run away from this day as time marched me there anyway. I distinctly remember as a little kid one weekend when we went with my dad to pick up … Continue reading

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An Apology For The Parents Who Don’t Realize Their Kids Are Hellions

To the performers who were entertaining at a comedy show for kids this weekend… we ALL owe you a heartfelt apology. It is no exaggeration to say that many of the kids there were terrors, they were bullies, they were … Continue reading

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Hula Hoops

she grabbed one hula hoop… then another… then another… till she looked like a tornado of color..

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Down On The Farm

Down on the farm with my family for the day Down on the farm the girls little just for today

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Memories Before 9/11: The Old Photo Album

We all have one of those old photo albums. You know the ones with the yellowing pages fading as fast as the memories they contain. For me, one set of photos has taken on new meaning over the years. For … Continue reading

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