The Wild Rumpus

Parenting and family, served with a shot of vodka

Seeing Myself Through My Son’s Eyes… And Markers

My poor Superhero has been sick since Monday. Just as I was arriving to attend the Winter Party in his kindergarten classroom Monday afternoon, the teacher’s assistant was escorting him … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Peace, love and joy to everyone! xoxo

December 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

It All Comes to a Screeching Halt

Hello, blogosphere! I haven’t been here in a while, and I’ve missed it. The holiday vortex of shopping and volunteering and early work deadlines sucked me right in, tossing me … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Have a Dee-sgusting Christmas

My kids are really getting into Christmas music this year. Tonight, we were looking through the On Demand choices on TV because they love the festivity of a good Christmas … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

Give ‘Em Something to Talk About

Parties have to be some of the best things about the holidays. Christmas, New Year’s — seriously, I don’t care. I love to celebrate with people I love. Whether it’s … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday Night Lights

Peace and joy. Have a great weekend, everyone.

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Elf Controversy

If you read the Huffington Post Parents page with any regularity, you will notice that just about every day, there’s a new column posted about the Elf on the Shelf. … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 7 Comments

Saying Goodbye to a Great Show

In roughly 15 minutes, the series finale of Sons of Anarchy will begin. On one hand, I’m excited to see how this masterful drama all plays out. But it’s also … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Magic Lawns, Stickers Piled High and Love So Fierce it Melts Your Heart

It’s been a brutal couple of weeks around here. I took on more work than I reasonably had time for, and felt buried alive for the past several days. Mostly, … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 5 Comments

Shoe Lovers, Unite!

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved shoes. The way they can change the look of an outfit, make me taller and just look so stinkin’ beautiful, even … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 11 Comments

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