Category: Debunking the Romance of Mommy’s Wine Time

Wine o’clock – A Memior

Wine o' clock wine glass with corks

It’s easy to romanticize drinking, even if you have found that you love being sober. That elegant image of a beautiful woman relaxing with a glass of wine at the end of a long hard day is everywhere. Actually, a woman confidently slugging back an entire bottle of wine because she deserves it, is normalized

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Imperfect

Bringing up kids Who’d have thought The worry and tearsThe fears it brought  Terrible twos they said are simply the worst But the teenage years Have made me burst  With worry and dread Why isn’t he in his bed What can I do ? It’s half past two .  All these milestones They have to passBut that first day at big school will

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Do You Ever Get Tired of Images Like This ?

Somehow the image of a woman trapped like a bug in a big glass of wine has become sexy, cool, edgy ….. Wine time is sold as a “girl power thing” and Mommy’s Sippy cup is an essential baby shower gift. So we decided to take one of those cutesy promotions for the essentiality of

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A Poetic Homage to Kristi Coulter on Being Fine Without the Wine

.. think about cutting yourselves some slack. Have a cupcake if you want it. Buy two cupcakes and eat only the frosting parts of both of them, which is a thing I have heard some other people do. Go to a movie in the middle of the day. Sleep late. Binge-watch something. Smoke a bunch

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