My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

Posts made in October, 2013

The Other Shoe

The Other Shoe

By on Oct 26, 2013 in Blather | 0 comments

  I have a good reason for neglecting this space for the last two weeks: I got a job. A real, honest-to-goodness, employment situation with a boss and meetings — and a paycheck, too. And I have been putting all of my energy into showing them that taking a chance on me was not a mistake. So far, I think they are happy with the work I am doing for them, and...

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Home Alone with a Healthy Choice

Home Alone with a Healthy Choice

By on Oct 11, 2013 in Food and Drink, Sponsored | 0 comments

“Don’t forget – my friend’s mom is picking me up from school and taking us to that play tonight,” my daughter said this morning as she slammed my car door shut. IĀ hadĀ forgotten. And now that she mentioned it, I realized that with my husband out of town this week, I am going to be alone until late tonight. What should I do about dinner?...

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Halloween Time at Disneyland — for Grown-Ups

Halloween Time at Disneyland — for Grown-Ups

By on Oct 6, 2013 in Food and Drink, Getting Old Sucks, SoCal Life, Travel | 1 comment

This post is a mushy love letter to the folks at Disneyland, whose kind invitation to their annual #Halloween Time Media Day allows me to bask in all my Disney dreams… despite the fact that my child is no longer a little kid. I am living proof that you don’t have to be a kid or have young children to have a good time at a Disney park. You can even be a...

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