The Abnormal Mom's Survival Guide

Essays on finding grace during the not-so-finer things in life.

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His name was Clyde. And yes, he came with a Bonnie. That should have been the first indication of trouble.

Or a big red flag.

But I believe when you ask for something in this world, you receive it. My problem is, I always think I know what the answer should look like.

There I go thinking again.

So when...

On the surface he’s not much to look at: plain Jane, average mover, too big to be cute, too short to look sturdy. He didn’t even have a name. But he had the one true gift of life: potential. When I fasten his harness, slip in his bit and hitch him to his cart, it might appear mundane. I might look l...

My kid has a dream. He wants to be a major league baseball player. 

You don’t have to share the odds of that happening with me because I do everything in my power to stop from stating the facts to him. This is a feat, because he constantly reminds me of this goal and the bookies swear I’ll lose my as...

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