Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts My eldest brother Max (10 years my senior) had asked his best friend Teddy to escort me home from the theater one evening. It was 1874. I was 15 years old. “Your hands are so cold,” he said as he helped me up off of the muddy street onto the boardwalk. … Continue reading

Vampire Diary: The Twilight Zone of Love

Vampire Diary: The Twilight Zone of Love

Dear Diary, Today I started to write my memoirs. I feel the weight of the damned upon my shoulders. The cats are screaming. I must feed them. They refuse to catch their own food. I will start feeding them salad greens to inspire them to channel into their carnivore souls. ~ Vlad     Dear … Continue reading

Ask Juliette: Crappy Relationship Edition

Ask Juliette: Crappy Relationship Edition

Ask Juliette (Ask A Vampire – Advice for Everyone) is a regular Thursday feature on Vampire Maman. These are real questions from real readers. If you have a question about relationships, parenting, Vampires, paranormal stuff, fashion, Zombies, art, or ANYTHING just ask and I’ll try to answer. If might not be the answer you expect, … Continue reading

Three True Tales of Terror (with teens, rats and possums)

Three True Tales of Terror (with teens, rats and possums)

Tale #1: High School Horror This morning as I dropped sixteen year old Clara off at school I saw a girl walking across the parking lot. I know I shouldn’t have, since I am the parent, I said, “She has that geek walk. You know, very fast and deliberate.” Then Clara looked at me in a … Continue reading

My Mom Blogs About Vampires

My Mom Blogs About Vampires

On Friday I received a little notice from WordPress reminding me that I’ve been blogging for four years. Thank you WordPress. As far as I know I’m the only Vampire/Parenting blogger out there. The first few months of blogging brought out a few “experts” who wanted to question my Vampire facts. I have to point … Continue reading

Normal life – even when you know where the bodies are buried.

Normal life – even when you know where the bodies are buried.

“How was school?” “Fine.” “Did you do anything interesting?” “Not really.” “You must have done something.” “Mom this is high school.” Not much today from the teen. But two hours later she is talking nonstop. The universe is once more balanced. Today I learned about a new girl in the mix. She is smart. She … Continue reading