Things they don’t tell you when you’re 20

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life50 Comments

In less the a month, my 50th year on the planet will come to a close, opening the door to Year 51. I’ve taken many selfies during the year under the #cz50selfiesat50 on Instagram. I haven’t really taken 50 yet. After a while, selfies can feel like pulling teeth when you never really leave your house. Bottom line: vacations are … Read More

Cathy ZielskeThings they don’t tell you when you’re 20

From the middle aged mama files

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This is a story about my soon-to-be 16-year-old son, Cole. But it’s also a story about a soon-enough-to-turn 50 mama, me. Last week, he came down with a sore throat and a fever on Friday. By Saturday, he felt badly enough to warrant a trip to Urgent Care so we climbed into the car and made the five-minute drive to the clinic. … Read More

Cathy ZielskeFrom the middle aged mama files

You m-m-m-make me happy

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I swear I’m not giving up. A few days ago, it arrived in the mail. What’s it you may be asking? My brand new muumuu. Yes, they call it a tank dress. It’s a house dress. A cover up. A maxi dress. A giant, flowy, gauze-y cotton contraption that drapes over your body like an oversized hippie night gown. Whatever you … Read More

Cathy ZielskeYou m-m-m-make me happy