Posts Tagged ‘parenthood’

A New Leaf?

11Jul09

The Monkey is currently with her Donor. Seriously. He’s actually had her for the last 3 hours. And, I don’t have to go get her at a set time tomorrow! I’m liking the way things are going, but I’m certainly not counting on them staying that way. As much as I’d like to believe that he’s […]


I checked one of my favorite blogs today, and noticed that she had tagged me for an award! The Honest Scrap Award. Yay! Here’s what it’s all about: “The Honest Scrap award is given by other bloggers who consider a blog’s content or design to be brilliant.  The awardee must then post ten honest things […]


Monday evening I got a surprise….. The Donor called me. Not only did he call me, he was friendly. Wait – there’s more too. He asked if he could keep The Monkey that night. I was shocked and amazed. Tuesday morning I went to pick her up and he handed me a little envelope and […]


All of a sudden, Monkey is no longer a baby – she’s a damn kid. I swear the shit happened over-night, because she’s all of a sudden using little half sentences instead of just pointing and saying the word and I don’t remember her doing that last week. Where the hell did time go??? We […]


In honor of all the single moms out there raising their kids on their own, Happy Father’s Day!!!! You’ll be a better father than he ever could be. Don’t feel guilty that your child doesn’t have a father to spend father’s day with. They’re better off with no father than a part-time/convenient-for-them-dad anyway. In honor […]


Confession #8 I laugh at Monkey when she throws temper tantrums. Actually, I tell her how stupid she looks screaming, kicking and stomping around, and then I laugh at her. Confession #9 I give Monkey sweet tea, fruit punch, and soda if we go out to eat. Confession #10 When she asks for “daddy” I […]


Instead of being incredibly bitter about the situation that Monkey’s biological has put us in by deciding to be an absent parent – I’ve decided to see the positive in the situation. I don’t have to co-parent with anyone. All decisions regarding raising Monkey are made by me – and only me. I get to […]