Author Archives: Booyah's Momma

The Favorite Ones

“You’re my favorite, you know.” She would whisper the words conspiratorially in our ears.  I can still see the little twinkle in her eye as she’d utter the sentiments quietly, so that no one else around us could hear the words meant only for us.  And we’d giggle and nestle in for a hug, embracing…

I Love You to Death

“Needless to say, mom was pleasantly surprised to learn that the card her daughter made her was not a death threat… but in fact, an early Mother’s Day card.” Happy early Mother’s Day to all of you moms out there.  May your special day be murdurously great.

C’mon baby, light my Kindle.

I’ve never been much of a book person. Granted, over the past 6 years, I’ve read plenty of books.  But most of those have been picture books, board books and, generally, anything impervious to teethmarks or drool.  With a little Tikki Tikki Tembo thrown in there as well. But the other kind of books?  The…

Bring it on, Tooth Fairy. Bring it on.

It’s amazing how much hubub we parents make about our children’s teeth. It begins even before they make an appearance, actually. “She’s teething,” we say to onlookers in the restaurant, as we try to explain her unusual fussiness. We give them cold washcloths and teething rings to gnaw on.  We rub Baby Orajel on their…

An open letter to the imaginary friend living in my house

Dear Coco, When you first moved in to my house a while back, I thought you were cute. Well, not literally cute.  I mean, I couldn’t see you, after all.  None of us could. But Chip could.  And I thought it was adorable how you and he would have conversations together.  How you’d whisper secrets…

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