Saturday, April 03, 2010


We went to an Easter egg hunt at the school today.

It was so much better than last year.

For one, I didn't have anyone screaming at me.
For another, when I got home, nobody put me in a headlock.

Bubbles was freaking out.
"Mama! You got to come with me. You got to stay!"

When I figured out what he was saying and why, I realized he needed a re-do. The only memorable association he has with Easter is the end of his world as he knew it, watching his daddy attack his mommy....and the fallout.

We got a re-do today.
It was awesome.


furiousBall said...

sometimes rewriting history is a good thing. this is definitely one of those times. :)

Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

Damn. You deserved a redo.

Sophie said...

I'm glad it was awesome. You guys deserve some awesome.

Jennifer said...

YES! Glad you had a GREAT day today.

Nicolene said...

:D I'm happy for you, you deserve more good days.

Another Suburban Mom said...

I am glad you got a re-do! Happy Easter to you and your family!

Aunt Crazy said...

Here from VU. I'm glad this year was so much better than last year. I look forward to getting to know your blog.

Anonymous said...

I'm here, from VU today- and I'll be back tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow.

To listen, to cry, to laugh, to get to know the wonderful person that you ARE.

I am so very, very glad that you get a do-over. Thank you for speaking out, for opening your world; may you know a thousand beautiful things for every moment of pain you have suffered.

Mary said...

Its amazing how much happier the kids are when the screaming freak is out of the picture. I am int he process of divorcing a man who was verbally but not physically abusive. He was an angry, brooding person, and always screaming and constantly screaming and yelling at us. I haven't blogged about it, and probably won't, but I am glad you are sharing your own experience here. It helps me to know that I am not alone, that someone else has experienced what I have (and worse, you had violence too) and is still here, still whole, and still finding her way.

WarsawMommy said...

If anyone needs an Easter re-do, it's you and the kids.

I'm so, so happy that you got one. Sometimes the universe gets it right, huh?

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Anonymous said...

After reading a bit about your story, I don't know who deserved a peaceful easter more than you and Bubbles. Glad you got a re-do.

I have just divorced from my abusive husband and I still appreciate those special re-do days. I will never be able to forget what happened but I have my life back and I can grieve my son in peace.

Will be back here for sure. Thanks for writing.

Rachel Inbar said...

So glad you got your re-do!

Kelley @ magnetoboldtoo said...

Love you babe.

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