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Posts tagged ‘Kids’

Passing Time

My father always told me that time passes quickly as you get older. But mid-August. Really? The last two months have been a blur of washing chlorine-soaked wet towels and sweeping up gritty sand trekked in from park and beach outings. But I am not complaining. There was a period this season when time could not move fast enough.

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Vagina Monologues & Naked Downward Dog

It was one of those average weekday nights. We’d just finished dinner. The dishes needed to be washed and lunches packed for the next day. I glanced at the relentless clock and knew it’s was time to get my youngest daughter (Chickenhawk) and oldest girl (Ms. Prissy) ready for bed.

“Girls, it’s time for your shower!” I yelled as I ran into the bathroom and turned on the water.

“Get in first,” I shouted to my oldest. “AND USE SOAP!” Read more