The Wild Rumpus

Parenting and family, served with a shot of vodka

I Almost Had a Heart Attack Today

My kindergarten superhero told me to come look at something in his room today. Normally, when I receive such a request, I can expect to find something like a huge … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Denied at the Grocery Store

It was a pretty great morning, as far as Mondays go. My daughter and I were grocery shopping, which has become much less painful now that she’s 2.5. She gets … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lalaloopsy’s “Diaper Surprise” Toy: Grossssss

My smallest fry has been a little under the weather the past few days, so we watched a little extra TV. After her favorite show, Peppa Pig, we saw a … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Screw Pinterest, I’d Rather Have a Dance Party

Most days, I’d like to think I’m a decent parent. My kids are clean and fed, have a reasonable amount of manners for their ages, and we get out and … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

My Daughter is a Tomato Thief

About a month ago, my five-year-old son started kindergarten. It was a gut-wrenching first week, more so for me than him. But once I got done crying over how my … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

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