My mom’s house has finally been rented. A new family is moving in next week, and that’s a huge relief. It’s also been quite a process since moving her out two and a half years ago. We did nothing for three months, then hired someone to help us with an estate sale. Thus started the [...]
Our relationships shape us and shake us. They can build us up and, at times, tear us down. Through the good, the bad and the ugly, these are the people we share our lives with. This is our safe place to vent, dissect the dysfunction, mend the past and honor the bonds.
We’re all about being real this month on SheTaxi. So how’s this for honest? I am having writer’s block. Yikes! Usually through the course of the week I have experiences that inspire my Weekly Fuel. This week is no different, however, I can’t get my thoughts converted into a blog. Therefore, I am improvising and [...]
While I was (visibly!) pregnant, all I heard was being a mom was super-fantastic. But after she was born, everyone kept asking “aren’t you so happy?” I would smile and nod, but I was utterly miserable. Why didn’t anyone tell me there’s an emotionally-draining, bone-fatiguing side to motherhood? Not one word was mentioned about the [...]
After college my group of girlfriends and I slowly began to separate and forge our own paths. I moved to Boston while one moved to Portland, one to Chicago and another followed her now husband to Alabama. It’s great everyone is finding her own place but it’s hard to keep in touch and even harder [...]
I’ve never been what you would call “prompt.” This is something that I’m particularly struggling with because 10-year-old Kate would be very upset with that statement. Growing up I quit almost every activity I started-not because I’m a quitter, but because my mother, a.k.a. my ride was chronically late. I’m not talking a few minutes [...]
Make the holidays memorable by focusing on what guests will remember We’re in the midst of Passover, and Easter is a few days off. Women everywhere are beginning to stress about how clean the house is, when they will find time to buy groceries, and what they will serve for the family meal. Not to [...]