I know, SO LAME.
But on this Thanksgiving eve, I am reminded (by the fact that I'm currently cleaning out my iphoto library with its 1200 photos in it) of how intensely hard the first
I have a wonderful family but most of them are far away. I have wonderful friends but I've only lived in So Cal for 2 years so the people who really know me - who've sat through repeated viewings of Fast Forward, the BEST MOVIE EVER MADE - live in San Francisco and Northampton and New York and other hippy enclaves.
So when when I stalked a friendly mom and joined a playgroup, I also found my mommy version of salvation.
It is the ladies who are learning alongside me that I turn to time and again for support, ideas, encouragement
So, after all my thanks are given tomorrow, I will silently raise my glass to the moms of my playgroup.
And to the moms in the blogosphere who also aid my sanity-retention project.