Momo in the Morning: Flash Fiction

Let’s start with the fact that you are all saying Momo wrong. It’s not actually a name at all. I’m getting ahead of myself, let’s back up. My former name is Jennifer, just like 1.5 million people in the world at this very moment. I prefer the full name, Jennifer, not Jenny, Jen, or Jay.... Continue Reading →

Learning to Pump Your Legs

It’s hard; it’s flipping hard! New challenges are a bitch. For my daughter, who is almost four years old, the struggle this summer is teaching her how to pump her legs on the swing so she can drive herself upwards; she can’t get it. She thrashes her legs and cries, screaming at me to push... Continue Reading →

My Mama

I had a tremendously wonderful childhood, a huge contributor of this was my mom. She was an adventure seeker, we’d pack some French bread, cheese, and pepperoni, and hit the road for the day. The destination may have been planned to an extent, but the way home would often be a wandering one. Mom would... Continue Reading →

It’s Just a Simple Procedure

It’s a simple procedure that hundreds if not thousands of young ones go through. The doctor assured me that PE Tubes and adenoid removal was a procedure he has done thousands of times. Maybe this should reassure me, but it doesn’t. I know it is a small outpatient procedure, often with little complications. I know... Continue Reading →

Running Full Force

I’m trying to get ahead, when in actuality I’m running full force just trying to keep up. The list of “to do” items runs long, like around the planet more than once kind of long. My birthday is one week away, it’s not a milestone birthday and but I do have some fun plans. I... Continue Reading →

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