Lisa-Jo Baker Blog

FIRST LOOK & FREE CHAPTERS FROM MY NEW BOOK!
I have spent thousands of hours of my life held hostage by worry about friendships with women. I have over-analyzed, ranted, and kept my husband awake as I rehashed interactions with women I care about-mining our conversations for minute details and trying to make sense of who was wrong and whether or not I needed to apologize or if I was...
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WHY I SHOWED MY KIDS ALL MY ONE STAR BOOK REVIEWS
"You don't get it mom. Kids can be cruel."; It's what my 8 year old son told me from the bathtub where I was treating his head for lice. His eyes were red from all the crying after he saw his new buzz cut for the first time. We'd shorn him.Because of the lice. I thought he looked handsome. But without all that thick hair his eyes sto...
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A PROMISE FOR MY DAUGHTER
I'm tired and she's tired. And she's been weeping with frustration, her face a smudge of red cheeks and snotty trails. I go down on my knees beside her little, chubby legs. They're curving over the edge of her green froggy potty stool and she is glaring hot blue eyes into my face. I reach for her and she swats at me and doesn't want the comfo...
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