Tiny Giant

“Daddy, could you get the elephant soap down for me please?” “Sure buddy, why?” “Cause I want to wash Monchichi so that you don’t have to do it tonight.” *sigh* Sometimes it feels like God is in the room with you. Like right now.

Bastard

Last nightfor the umpteenth time since we’ve been marriedmy husband left me. Usually it’s for another woman.Or he just gets bored.Or I’m too high maintenance for him This time he proclaimed “There’s just no chemistry.” I tried everything. I begged.I pleaded.I cried. I hiked up my skirt.Wore painful heels.Promised new moves in the bedroom. Nothing.…

5 Going on 15

I am getting Superman dressed for Polish school. It is a rare rainy day in Orange County. After digging in the kids’ closet for something warm and rainproof, I emerge victorious, a blue and red jacket that has been hibernating in the very back for almost a year. “I am not wearing that to school…

STOP!

This has been a four letter word in our house since Monchichi began to walk. When he first graduated from crawling, we had no idea what was in store. Even prior to his official autism diagnosis, we knew things weren’t going according to plan. He began to elope instantly; the more you wanted him to…

Dusty Capes

It’s a well-known fact that childhood comes with many milestones; especially in the beginning. It seems like with each passing day, some new goal is reached, and, in our biased hearts, each one is deemed worthy of a front page headline. What you don’t really hear about though, is how with each day, certain milestones…