My 9 year old “came out” and didn’t realize it

I grew up in an Irish Catholic home and didn’t have ANY exposure to the LGBTQ community for years yet somehow always felt ‘different’ than the world around me. I was so sheltered I didn’t even understand sex, romantic feelings, hell I was even raised to believe that tampons were forbidden because they took away…

I had been stalking AMC’s site so I could buy tickets ASAP and I was lucky enough to be the first one to purchase tickets for my 2 daughters and I which didn’t go on sale until Tuesday of this week for the Friday regular showings. Unfortunately an elderly lady decided to buy tickets for…

Kids’ 2 Half Days of School? Happiness….

Today Tuesday, 30 May is the last full day of school for my girls. Tomorrow is their Awards Day and Thursday is classroom parties; both days they only attend for a few hours. Now I know that may seem like a hassle to have to get up early, go through all the normal school day…

How Christians Can Force You into Atheism

I was raised Catholic and it never occurred to me that I should be anything else especially since my family can trace it’s lineage back hundreds of years. In the 1000+ years of documented family drama every generation has been a part of the Catholic Church to the point they were involved in many groups…

Defecting to the Sahm’s Group

I never thought of myself as being able to do the “Stay at Home Mom” thing. My own mother was a SAHM for quite a bit of my life before she got her nursing degree. She was perfect at it, she was like June Cleaver or Donna Reed. The neighborhood kids were constantly hanging out…

I Hate My Children and Husband (and That’s Totally Okay)

As I sit here writing, there is rain falling outside in the dark and it sounds beautiful. The window is open next to me, I have on an old Texas Wesleyan University hoodie to keep warm against the cold air that occasionally wafts in. The breathtaking silence that envelopes me amidst the rain drops is…