Welcome To The Dollhouse

Reading at 3 AM Saves the Kidlet

This has been a tough couple of weeks. A really tough couple of weeks. Weeks so tough I worried about whether we would all make it to Zara’s 3rd birthday on May 2nd with any sanity intact. To say she has been a challenge would be the ultimate understatement. I suppose she’s no worse than […]


You Know Your Feet Are Bad When

You know your feet are bad when… the young woman giving you your Red Door pedicure looks like she needs to be resuscitated after she finishes working on your crusty feet the woman in the next chair whose pedicure started at the same time was long gone before you even got to the polishing stage […]


I’ve Been Tagged

Originally published at Welcome To The Dollhouse. You can comment here or there. oodness it has been so long since I’ve been tagged for a meme, I don’t even remember how it goes! But thanks to my friend, Deathstar, for her tag, you’re it. Let me see if I can jog my little memory engrams. […]


Man Cold & How Weird Is My Husband?

Originally published at Welcome To The Dollhouse. You can comment here or there. Man Cold OK, this is too freaking funny. AdoringHusband says that I should recognize the superior importance of the Man Cold. I’m sorry but men are too too much! Yeah, I know I should go back to blogging about something meaningful, but […]


Pretty in Pink

I have to thank my dear blogger friend Deathstar for awarding me a Pink Rose Award. I am thrilled and honored that she sees my no nonsense take on life after adoption and on life in general as giving her hope. I have to tell you that with 5 days until my 45th birthday, no […]


Wishes for Today

Today was my second Mother’s Day as a mother. Last year at this time, everything was so new. New baby, new routine, new schedules, new phase of my life. But today, today I got to reflect at how much my life has changed now that I’ve got the added title of “mom” in my resume. […]


I’m A Non-Mom Mom

Originally published at Welcome To The Dollhouse. You can comment here or there. ccording to Teleflora, I’m a non-mom mom. I wasn’t aware of my non-mom mom status until one of the women on my adoption board passed on the information about the lovely Americas Favorite Mom contest being run by Teleflora, with sponsorship by […]


I Don’t Like Being A Patient

Originally published at Welcome To The Dollhouse. You can comment here or there. esterday I got admitted to the little hospital near me. This admission comes after two ambulance rides in the past week. All I can say is uncontrolled vomiting and pooping blood are both very, very bad things. I’ve got to get out […]


She’s, Um…like You

Originally published at Welcome To The Dollhouse. You can comment here or there. et me start this little post by saying first and foremost, I ain’t mad at the woman. I’m still trying to figure out how I feel, but anger isn’t part of the equation. With that out of the way, let me begin. […]


Little Girl’s Baptism

Originally published at Welcome To The Dollhouse. You can comment here or there. know that you all have wondered whether I dropped off the face of the earth last week. “What happened with the baptism,” friends queried via e-mail. Yet I was waiting to post…waiting until the magnificent Sarah Bloom finished working on the pictures […]


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