Big Son, children. joys and challenges, Uncategorized

Being a Parent Sucks.

Sometimes it sucks being a parent. When they're babies, you cant wait for them to get big enough to make their own food, see to their own hygiene and possibly massage your feet and tell you what a wonderful mother you are. Then they grow up and start thinking for themselves and you wish they… Continue reading Being a Parent Sucks.

beauty, Big Son, hair, hair dye, Rihanna

Somebody was Killed in my House Last Night

Somebody was butchered in my bathroom. Hacked to pieces in gruesome fashion. Or at least that's what it looks like. Red-stained gloves, red spatters all over the floor, the basin, the unlucky bathtub - even the mirror has got slaughter evidence on it. It's not pretty. And it's not coming off.This is what happens when… Continue reading Somebody was Killed in my House Last Night

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I am Wild Warrior Woman. Hear me Roar.

The Bella Beast wanted a dog for her birthday. I said hell no, I have five kids  - I dont want to look after six. Because Ive been a mother long enough to know thats what happens when you get a pet. It becomes the mother's responsibility to feed it, wash it, deflea it and… Continue reading I am Wild Warrior Woman. Hear me Roar.

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You Must KILL Her.

A long time ago, my great-aunt used to shake her shaky fist and tell me, "You must KILL her. You must fight and work hard and next time you must KILL her. She is nothing. She is from a family of pigs. She must not beat you again." Why? Because I had placed second in… Continue reading You Must KILL Her.

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You are Not Famous. You are not Cool.

I was answering some questions for an interview with a new Pacific women's magazine that's coming out soon and got stuck on one of them.                                            "How does it feel to be successful?"Umm...I don't know.… Continue reading You are Not Famous. You are not Cool.

Big Son, children, drugs, motherhood, pregnancy, teenagers

Who’s Pregnant/Doing Drugs/Getting Wasted Everyday/Running Away?!

A while back, Big Son was in a weird mood.  "You know I'm going to be seventeen soon? And then I'm going to finish high school?""Yeah, so?""Well, seventeen is soooo old! What have I really done with my life? What have I achieved? Where am I headed? It all seems so meaningless right now, you… Continue reading Who’s Pregnant/Doing Drugs/Getting Wasted Everyday/Running Away?!