It Took A Heart Transplant to Hear the Words Every Child Wants to Hear

My father is a man that says very little, but his thoughts are well known. He has always been short with words, but loud in looks. When I was in high school I was arrested for underage drinking. My dad picked me up at the police station in his pajama top, hair askew, wearing a pair of jeans, and a […]

Why We Chose Montessori

I am the mother of a moment maker. I use to grumble at this title. I was constantly giving up moments to his teachers for various issues he had during the day. I never thought that I would one day accept my moment maker for what he is – perfect. Through the years, my moment […]

Mama, Am I Beautiful?

My 9-year-old daughter slinks into my office. It is the night before the dreaded spelling test, and as usual we are now just reviewing the words. She struggles with a few as I reluctantly quiz her. I hand back the list and suggest she take a few more minutes studying before we continue. In one […]

20 Signs The Honeymoon is Over

The Hubs and I have been together since 1999 and married since 2001. Over time our marriage has gone through many of the natural phases of wedded bliss. Newlywed – I tried to look nice more times than I didn’t. If I had to poop I would scurry away into another section of the house […]

The One That Got Away, Thank God

College was a time of learning, maturing, and partying – not necessarily in that order. My friends and I spent a good amount of time every week drinking. I went to college in Pittsburgh, and part of the allure of going to school in a city was that there was always something to do. Sunday […]

Even My First Kiss Was Embarrassing!

My blog is named The Shitastrophy for a reason. I have been plagued with awkward, uncomfortable, and embarrassing moments since I was a young child. It’s kinda just a part of who I am – a gift if you would. Here is just another Whitney Houston moment for you to enjoy – the story of […]

Ketchup #24 Significant First Day in My Life – When I met My Hubs

One night I had to stay late at work for a project. I asked the guy who was in charge of the project to walk me to my car. We spent the next hour talking. I went home and dumped my live-in boyfriend of 4 years. We will be married 12 years next week. Best […]

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