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Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 1d ago

Goodbye, Crazy.

14 years ago, we got a call from a friend about a dog. He had adopted a sweet puppy, but couldn’t keep her because she was just a little too high energy for him. I had met her a few times an...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 2W ago

Taking My 6 Year Old to Therapy Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Way back when I dreamed about becoming a mom, I dreamed about babies. Sweet, smushy, cuddly babies. Babies with chubby cheeks and heads I’d want to sniff for hours (it’s a thing, trust me). ...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 4W ago

6 and 4

After one of the craziest, most fun, busiest summers ever, we’re firmly back into the fall routine. The kids are happy with their teachers, school is going well and we have a nice rhythm goi...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 1M ago

9.

Dearest Bean- As has been my habit lately, I’m writing this horribly late. I’m so sorry about that, but we’ve had such a full, fun summer that writing has taken a backseat to living. If it m...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 2M ago

The Book Battle – May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor

The summer before 4th grade, my family moved to a new house. There were a lot of amazing things about this place- the trees perfect for climbing, the reflective window that was featured in a...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 3M ago

11.

Dearest Scorch, Last month, you turned 11. Eleven. E-lev-en. How, sweet child of mine, is that possible? Weren’t you just born? Tiny? Toddling? Learning to talk? Starting pre-school? Kinderg...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 4M ago

Dear Neglected Blog…

Dear Neglected Blog, It’s not you, it’s me. Or more specifically, it’s the kids. They have taken over everything. I don’t know who allowed that to happen, but here we are. The end of March t...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 6M ago

To Infinity and Beyond

We just (a month ago…but it was “just” when I started writing this) returned from our annual trek to Florida and I’m trying not to question too deeply why we live in NY instead of a place wh...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 6M ago

Bless me, Father…

On the way home from school today, the kids and I did a quick review of what we were doing that night. The boys had baseball and the Bean and I were going to a Lenten Penance Service. For th...
Wickedly Crazy Awesome Life · 7M ago

To My Badass Bean on International Women’s Day

Dearest Bean- Today’s International Women’s Day and, until the past few years,  I hadn’t heard much about this day. Started in 1908, the day was created to mark the social, economic, cultura...