Archive for May, 2010

Life’s a Bitch

Published Date: May 21st, 2010
Category: Weekly Thought

  My son has figured this out at the ripe age of 5. His big epiphany came last night when I told him he needed to stop clomping around our bedroom in my favorite shoes. G: Why can’t I wear these (red, shiny, stiletto) high heels? Me: Because you are a boy and boys don’t [...]

Burn this Book?

Published Date: May 14th, 2010
Category: Weekly Thought

I made the mistake of opening my son’s backpack yesterday. Besides the various papers, art pieces, old packages of graham crackers, and permission slips I never signed, I found 2 soft-covered books. One of them had a foreign, sticky substance on the back cover that I assumed was food. Turns out I was wrong. I [...]

The Breakfast Club

Published Date: May 6th, 2010
Category: Weekly Thought

My son is now part of The Breakfast Club. And before you get any ideas, he’s not angsty, nerdy, or busy taping other little boys’ buttocks together. Nope. He’s only five. And he’s decided we have to leave even EARLIER in the morning than usual so he can go eat breakfast at school with his [...]