I feel robbed of the memories I should be making with my daughters

My oldest child packed up her room three Sundays ago. As we hauled boxes of clothes and shoes and carefully rolled-up classic rock posters to her car, my heart sunk. I couldn’t believe my girl was leaving for college, and by this time the following week, she’d be calling a…

You’ve held it together long enough. Girl, let it go.

A letter to myself.

Hey, you.

So, I hear you’ve been feeling a bit down lately. Stressed, underappreciated. I get it. Don’t feel too bad about yourself, we’ve all been there. Heed my advice: Don’t beat yourself up too much. You are much more than you give yourself credit for.

Career-wise, you bust your…

She makes me uneasy, and our relationship is strained as a result

You know how certain people just make you feel uncomfortable? Not in a freaked-out, I-think-this-person-might-be-a-mass-murderer kind of way, but in the sense that you’re not sure how to relax and just be in their presence? Maybe it’s that coworker who stares at you silently and expressionless just a bit too…

And where in the fridge to store my leafy greens. Thanks to Google, I may finally be an adult.

I’ve never possessed any culinary skill. I’m fairly proficient in making spaghetti and frozen pizzas, and I do bake one mean spinach lasagna. But that’s basically where my cooking talents end. Needless to say, my contribution at holiday meals is a store-bought pie.

Okay, I’m kidding. I usually arrive late…

When ONE person does laundry for FIVE people, the neglect is real.

Hey, Rachel...where have you been?

Hey, striped towel. What’s up?

Not much. The gang and I have just been chillin’ in a hamper for two weeks. Did you forget about us?

Ooh, yikes. Honestly, yeah, I did. I’m sorry, but ever since moving into a house where the laundry room…

Rach

Parenting. Relationships. Real Life. You Can't Make This Shit Up.

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