Tagged with self esteem

Nacho Libre Meets Tinkerbell

Nacho Libre Meets Tinkerbell

Most days, Tigerlily is all about cars, trains, and stir frying at her play kitchen. Once in a while, she gravitates towards dress-up and puts on her fairy wings.  Sometimes she’ll wear a tutu with them and my heart just turns into silly putty.  Although I don’t push girly things on her, it is awfully cute seeing … Continue reading

The Rules of the Game

Sunshine hot on rosy cheeks. Giggles and laughter. Little kids following big kids.  Up the hill.  Down the hill.  Between the bushes. Amongst them stands my son.  He seemed so awfully big this morning when he climbed into bed and plopped himself onto my back for a morning snuggle.  Now he looks so small next … Continue reading

The Beauty of a Girl

I asked her why she wasn’t using any birth control. “Well, I don’t think I can get pregnant.” I asked her why she thought she was infertile, at the ripe young age of 16. “Cuz I’ve had sex and been trying to get pregnant for 6 months now and nothing’s happened.” I look up in … Continue reading

Sugar ‘n’ Spice, and Push-up Bikinis

Sugar ‘n’ Spice, and Push-up Bikinis

It’s been a long week of tantrums, sleep disruptions, misdirected pee pee (my son’s, not mine), ending with a flood of sick kids and grumpy parents at clinic.  All excellent reasons in my book to ignore the leftovers in the fridge and head out for dinner. Since the restaurant was adjacent to a local shopping … Continue reading