Tag Archives: Disney Princess

This Is How A Father Should Love

When I met Matt, I wasn’t looking for a husband or father for my future children. I was 17. I was looking for a prom date. He asked me to prom. He asked me to marry him. He asked me … Continue reading

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What’s In My Son’s Purse?

C.J. is very nosy and always wants to know what’s inside other people’s purses. Because it is not okay for him to peek inside the satchels of strangers, I’ve started easing his curiosity by showing him the pages inside popular … Continue reading

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If There Were Ever A Day To “Let Kids Be Kids” It Would Be Today

Dear C.J.’s Mom,Tomorrow 20 children will not wake up and have a choice as to what shoes to put on. If there was ever a day in history where people who love and advocate for children should come together and … Continue reading

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My Son’s Playdates Include Manicures and Formal Dresses

Occasionally, a moment will just melt my freaking heart. It happened to me last week and my heart is still all warm inside. My son was up in a tree house with a new friend he had met just hours … Continue reading

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A Few Things….

I haven’t done one of these housekeeping-type emails in 2012 and it’s long overdue, so here it goes. 1.) California State University, Fullerton – a university in our home county (shout out to the Titans!) – has just launched an extended … Continue reading

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The Kind of Princess My Son Should Aspire to Be

“Mommy, do you want to know what I wished for the udder day when I threw dat penny in the fountain?” C.J. asked.  He was freshly bathed and laying in my bed, on his back, with his arms up and … Continue reading

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Agoraphobic Homophobic Catholic Mom

Dear Stacy Trasancos (author of the gross blog post titled “Can’t Even Go To The Park”), Like you, I am a mom.  Like you, I believe in God.  And, like you, sometimes I am afraid to leave the house because … Continue reading

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