GROMS Be Gone By Christine Fugate 4 p.m. Carpool time and I’m rushing from one place to another. Cello, homework club and back to the house to change clothes for ballet. En route to the Susi Q Center, I’m waiting to take a left from Temple Terrace onto Thalia Street when I see […]
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A Cranky Dictator “Put your phone away,” I nag my 11 year old while driving to dance class. The constant texting and posting on Instagram is getting on my nerves. My daughter stops texting to take a photo of the rain. “You don’t have to take a photo of every moment of […]
The Shocking Sweetness of Soccer Mom By Christine Fugate “What’s the big news here?” my husband asked me. “That our baby girl is going to the soccer finals?” I answered. We had just come back from the game that put our 8-year-old’s team into the Laguna Beach tournament. “No, that’s not it.” “You unloaded […]
My Own Race to Nowhere I just realized there’s a paperclip in my hand. In fact, it’s probably been there for the last 10 minutes. The question is why? Where was I going with it? I’m currently amid a painful organization phase, going through five stacks of paperwork, determined to finish in one day. Ridiculous, […]