Competitive Mothering 101

Everyone knows it happens. Some people talk about it, some people shove it under the rug. Some people pretend it doesn’t happen, and some people are the reason it DOES happen. But no matter which group you fall into, EVERYONE knows it happens. What is it? It’s a little thing called Competitive Mothering. It’s a […]

Allow me a little sniffle here and there…

Tonight, I sat in the floor and read “Is Your Mama a Llama” for the nine billionth time. J has taken to plopping down in my lap with a book and saying “Ba ba?” Which apparently means either “read this” or “book” we’re not sure which. Either way, I love it. I love that he […]

The Week.. in rewind

Well, it’s Friday… finally… and this has been a crazy week. Not that every week isn’t crazy in its own way. I mean, as a mom you have to learn to expect the unexpected, right? And as a working mom without in home daycare, you have to multiply that by three. You may remember that […]

I’m no Perry Mason

Yesterday, I left the house at 7:30 and didn’t get home until 6:30. I spent over six hours of my day inside my car. I met with four different people in two different locations and took a lot of scrawly notes on my trusty legal pad. I got lost three times thanks to Mapquest. I […]

Because Moms to Adopted Kids ARE Real Moms…

Today, I’m relinquishing control of my blog to Erica Schlaefer. Erica founded the national non-profit, Parenthood for Me, inc. in 2009 after a four year struggle through infertility. She and her husband, AJ adopted their son from S. Korea. He is now 3 ½ years old. PFM awarded its first grants totally $12,000 to 4 […]

The World of Dad Logic and other magical realms

Tomorrow, my blog is being taken over by a worthy cause… seriously. Parenthood For Me is guest blogging on her non-profit organization that is doing amazing thing for adoptive parents. And I don’t want to detract from her day at all so I’m posting this tonight. I’m in a quandary. As a mother, I feel […]

Working Mom Woes

This weekend I worked my ass off. I got up on Saturday morning, made a big pot of Peppermint Creme coffee, flipped on the Seasons Greetings music channel, and spent some quality time with my kid. We read the same book over and over and over again, because that’s what he loves. He finishes each […]

Dr. J and Baby Hyde

We have entered into a new phase in the Law Momma household. I don’t really know what to call it or, more importantly, how to fix it. It seems that J is becoming… testy. I can’t think of a better word for this attitude he’s emanating from all pores. Our mornings have started going a […]

Sunday Sip and Speak

For Granddaddy Three flowers hang from my window shade,One yellowOne whiteOne red.They dangle there,petals floor-bound with the weight of his passing.The ceiling fan breeze whispers them against the shade,a reminderof a life well-lived,a man well-loved.A man so loved,that even these flowers bow their headsto honor his passage. Three flowers hang from my window shade,bowing their […]

Twenty Minutes in a Parking Lot

As a working mom I have a really hard time with “me time.” I know, I know, it’s been said a million times. But it’s true. Because when I’m home from work I feel like I am robbing J of his Mommy time if I don’t spend the hour and a half before bedtime with […]

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