The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Are you a Mary or a Martha?

When I was pregnant for the first time, somebody gave me a beautifully hand printed copy of the following poem: The Value of Values Oh Mother! Oh Mother! Come shake … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

… and then my show-and-tell fantasy was shattered.

When I saw the sign on Ms. Evelyn’s preschool door that it was Pet Week, I should have just walked away. But that was when the Mommy Guilt reared its … Continue reading

January 28, 2011 · 7 Comments