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Momma On The Rocks · 5d ago

A Letter To My Son on his 13th Birthday

Normally I write this annual post to my kiddo, but this year, my sweet husband wrote him a letter, and it’s so lovely that I’m posting it here instead. And not because my kiddo could misplac...
Momma On The Rocks · 4d ago

Putting a Fresh Face Forward: I Tried Microdermabrasion

  Fresh back from my trip to Cancun, I was relaxed and tanned. But despite careful and heavy use of sunscreen in the strong Mexican rays, my skin was not looking quite so refreshed as the re...
Momma On The Rocks · 5d ago

A *Belated* Letter to my Daughter on her 11th Birthday

Her birthday now and forever (while we are in this school district) falls during spring break – and this year, the resort wifi was unsecured and a bit problematic, so this post is late but w...
Momma On The Rocks · 2W ago

Book Review: The Orphan’s Tale

I’m always intrigued by fact-based historical fiction and The Orphan’s Tale was inspired by two stories from WWII: that of a German circus who hid Jews among their performers, and one of the...
Momma On The Rocks · 3W ago

When A Habitual Overplanner Is Winging It

Back when I was single, traveling was easy. I’d book a trip with my friends and lob clothes in a suitcase the night before departure. At best, I’d pick up a new swimsuit and fresh sunscreen,...
Momma On The Rocks · 3W ago

Review: Debris & Detritus, The Lesser Greek Gods Running Amok

Someone once tried to convince me that anthologies were books for people with short attention spans. I prefer to think of them as a word buffet, with a multitude of delicious varied tastes, ...
Momma On The Rocks · 3W ago

Reviewing Foy: On the Road to Lost

FOY:ON THE ROAD TO LOST by GORDON ATKINSON   Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Material Media LLC Facebook  I  Twitter Date of Publication: March 1, 2017 Number of Pages: 194   Scroll down ...
Momma On The Rocks · 3W ago

Because Massages are Self-Care, too

Since I’m a general failure at resolution-related things, I thought I’d brag a bit about how I’m facing up to my “one word” to conquer self-care, health, well-being and focus/self-discipline...
Momma On The Rocks · 3W ago

Two Twisty-Turny Psychological Thrillers

When the world feels upside down and my anxiety is through the roof, a fast-paced, tense roller-coaster of a psychological thriller through which I can funnel and filter that anxiety is ofte...
Momma On The Rocks · 1M ago

Fun at the Perot Museum with MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed

It’s unheard of that my 10-year-old would even CONSIDER playing hooky from school – but that’s just what she did last week. (It’s ok though – I suggested it.)  Learning happens outside of sc...