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Let me get this straight.....you think I am not girly enough because I have short hair?

Let me get this straight.....you think I am not girly enough because I have short hair?

Posted May 22nd, 2019 in Family

So..... Let me get this straight... YOU think I am not girly enough because I like sports, my hair is short, I have a strong personality, wear a hat when I workout, and love to lift. You think I should be more feminine.

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Don't you dare give them the gun.......

Don't you dare give them the gun.......

Posted May 10th, 2019 in Family

“Don’t you dare give anyone the gun" Wait! Hold up! As usual this is an inappropriate statement so let me re-phrase this: "Don't you dare give anyone the pen to write the ending to your story”… For the hour, For the day, For the year and for your life.

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Dear Standardized Learning Test,

Dear Standardized Learning Test,

Posted May 3rd, 2019 in Family

Dear Standardized Learning Test, I am a bit frustrated with you right now. In fact, I am furious. I really don’t get what you are trying to do. Scare the teachers out of their jobs? Give kids test taking anxiety? Or, strip students of self-confidence? Yes, I am a disgruntled parent and let me tell you why. It’s 2019. Wake up! The world we live in today is crazy! In the classrooms you want the teachers to connect, empower, grow and  elevate these young minds. Then you flip a switch and BAM……. y

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"He's a boy, it's all normal" (Input Choice Words, then throw up!)

Posted Apr 27th, 2019 in Family

I grabbed my head and started to cry and thought, "Oh NO! He is me, I gave him that gene." That gene where you are a disorganized adult. Also the "Squirrel Gene." That's how my co-worker explained it yesterday and I was like...YES!!! You nailed it, that's me! I have the Squirrel Gene. I think we were meant to work together!  See, squirrel, I got off track! I was NOT going upstairs (I was in the gym) until the yelling ended. Ok, screaming! It was 6:25am and he's gonna miss his bus. I appare

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GG, do you wish I was more like that MOM?

GG, do you wish I was more like that MOM?

Posted Apr 22nd, 2019 in Family

How many of you have looked at a social media post and thought this at least once: 1. I wish I had  a body like her. 2. I wish my marriage was happier like hers. 3. Damnnnnnnn, I wish I could take a trip like she did?

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Middle School is rough, don't be

Middle School is rough, don't be "THAT" girl....I was her!

Posted Apr 17th, 2019 in Family

We all remember "that" girl or "that" boy. You know what I am talking about. You remember the ones who left the lasting impressions. OMG! Guess what mine was? My mom had me cut my hair real short. I was awkward the way it was, I had glasses and back then glasses were not cool like they are today. "D.A." they nicknamed me. Short for "Ducks Ass."

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Mom, I Googled

Mom, I Googled "Mile High Club" and I know it means something sexual on a plane.

Posted Apr 14th, 2019 in Family

“Mom, I Googled Mile High Club.” “Gianna, You don’t have internet.” “I asked a friend to Google it.” “Dear Lord Gianna!” “I know it’s something sexual on a plane. That's gross. Is that what it is? Mom, Tell me!" Silently I am saying to myself, can you just stop talking please. STOP. Just STOP! For the love of god and everything that is holy, PLEASE STOP!

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Lose weight eating pizza everyday! Would I lie to you?

Lose weight eating pizza everyday! Would I lie to you?

Posted Apr 10th, 2019 in Family

Hey Mama! I love pizza! I mean I LOVE PIZZA. Good pizza. Not fast food delivery pizza or frozen pizza. My hubs and kids love pizza. But what I really love is the cheese and the sauce. Ok, maybe just the cheese. I figured out a way to have cheese almost daily. I gave up meat but there is no way in hell I can ever give up Mozzarella, Ricotta or Burrata! Not happening! I MUST share with you these different ways I eat  "Pizza" on any day that ends in "Y."

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Verbalizing Feelings....you, you right there mama, read this SHIZ!

Verbalizing Feelings....you, you right there mama, read this SHIZ!

Posted Apr 8th, 2019 in Family

Picture it...  You have something to share that means a lot to you, something you feel is important and the response you get is immediate and dismissive. You then shut down.  You know if you respond it can get ugly. You were never taught the skills to have an adult, mature conversation. You cave. You hate yourself for doing it! The cycle never ends.

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"Mom, are you and dad getting a divorce?"

Posted Apr 3rd, 2019 in Family

Mom, are you and dad getting a divorce? "A" and I listened to your argument and most of it was pretty funny but you slept on the couch. I think you guys fight a lot. But Anthony and I couldn't stop laughing especially when dad said, "I am sick of you saying nobody's perfect."  "Thanks G, glad our misery brought you and A some bedtime entertainment!"

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