The 12 days of Housework

On the first day of Housework my true love gave to me A shower with privacy On the second day of Housework, my true love gave to me 2 peaceful siblings and A shower with privacy On the third day of Housework, my true love gave to me 3 bathrooms clean 2 peaceful siblings and A shower…

Prayers for the Recently Moved

To Mazu, goddess of the seas, hear my plea for calm waters because I’m not 100% sure I filled out the insurance claim properly and we are all desperately sick of wearing the same clothes we’ve been wearing for the past twelve weeks. To St. Maersk of the Shipping, hear my prayer: May our shipment…

Nine People at a PTA Meeting

Corporate Carla Carla was a big shot before she had kids. She knows that. You know that. We all know it.  Her resume’s impressive, no doubt about it.  Managing mergers and actuating acquisitions? Pfft. Easy peasy. And if you ever want to buy out a Fortune 500 Company, Carla’s your woman. But sometimes Carla focuses…

Mother’s Day Pearls…of Wisdom

Ah Mother’s Day. When we’re encouraged to laud the women who taught us how to tie our shoes, eat soup without clinking the spoon against our teeth, and to make beds with the corners tucked in. The woman who examined our research paper possibilities to make sure there was a woman for every man listed….