I have a 7 year old daughter that my husband and I adopted from China in 2008. She was 11 months old when we got her. A couple of weeks ago that daughter, F, and I had a conversation that went … [Read more...] about It is what it is.
Archives for April 2014
I messed up. I’m not even sure how to start, it was just one of those things that while it was happening I never even considered that there would be repercussions. I never thought twice about it. … [Read more...] about Mommy Mistake Number 2186: The Birthday Party F**K Up
When I was a kid, my dad once told me that there are many, many people who don't like Jews. I didn’t understand. Where I grew up, it seemed like everyone liked Jews. It was harmonious. It was happy. I … [Read more...] about Why the Jews?
I love Facebook. I’m not even one bit embarrassed to admit that. Most people don’t like to admit that they love Facebook, or even like it, but I do. I don’t care. Everyone is always “Oh, I don’t … [Read more...] about #Facebookforever
My daughter, F, is in first grade. She gets tested weekly on “Dolch Words.” (I don’t know why they’re called “Dolch Words,” they seem like "Spelling Words" to me.) We are supposed to work on these … [Read more...] about Let It Go
I must be out of my mind to start writing again. But, I have to. I threw that Introduction to The Family page out there so now there is pressure. Plus, time is passing and I curse myself every day … [Read more...] about White People Problems (Part 1)
This is Part 2 of White People Problems. I’m not trying to tell you what to do, but you might want to read Part 1 … [Read more...] about White People Problems (Part 2)
Last night, my husband, Cody, told me that I was “old news.” He says what he meant was that Dim Sum and Doughnuts, was "old news," not me. If that is, indeed, what he meant, I guess he’s kind of … [Read more...] about Old News
Here we go again. 2014, yo! I felt uncomfortable continuing Dim Sum and Doughnuts without Floyd Coden. I even went so far as to start a new blog: www.justlivintheamericandream.com but Dim Sum and … [Read more...] about DS&D (Life After Floyd Coden)