Category: Debunking the Romance of Mommy’s Wine Time

  • How Drunk is too Drunk?

    How Drunk is too Drunk?

    Today is my birthday, and it is my first sober birthday in a long, long time. My birthday slogan for many years was, “No one should remember the day they turn a year older,” and boy oh boy did I make sure that was the case. I threw huge, booze-soaked parties almost every year, and […]

  • It’s Ok to Not be Ok – Breaking the Bond of Mommy’s Wine Time

    It’s Ok to Not be Ok – Breaking the Bond of Mommy’s Wine Time

    I’m so proud of myself for being sober this Christmas season because last year I was a mess. A hiding my bottles in my shoes mess. I sunk into a Mommy’s Wine Time routine as an accepted adult comfort, but drinking became the problem, not the solution. My husband is in the military so he […]

  • I Can Do Anything – Single Parenting Sober

    I Can Do Anything – Single Parenting Sober

    I’m my early days of sobriety I was struggling. Single parenting sober, trying desperately to meet all the demands of two small children while going through some real Huge emotions, working at a country club and being surrounded by alcohol on a daily basis…I just needed to not be needed. I was feeling overwhelmingly vulnerable […]

  • Wine o’clock – A Memoir

    Wine o’clock – A Memoir

    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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