The Wild Rumpus

Parenting and family, served with a shot of vodka

Having “The Talk” With My Five-Year-Old

At some point, it happens to every parent, but I’m not sure anyone is ever prepared for how old it will make you feel. It’s the moment you have the … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 13 Comments

Can You Feel That? I’m Hugging You Right Now

You guys! I’m not sure if it was because of the train wreck potential of last week’s child stylist entries, or just that I posted with more frequency. Still, I … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Child Stylists, Final Day: A Knockout!

Superhero, 5, didn’t have any interest in dressing me for the final day of our child stylist project today. So it was entirely up to my Sweet Pea, who will … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

Child Stylists: Day Four, Not to Be Seen in Public

Some things in the world should never be seen by human eyes, let alone posted on the internet to be seen by any person who stumbles across my humble blog. … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Child Stylists, Day Three: The Blues

So, last night, Sweet Pea, 2, chose the big pieces of my outfit for day three of our child stylists project. Her eyes got big and wide for this dress … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Child Stylists, Day Two: Color Burst

When it comes to my own personal style, I like bright colors and fun prints, but not necessarily all at the same time. But today, I embraced a variety of … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 6 Comments

Child Stylists, Day One

Last week, I saw a story about a mother who let her toddlers style her and then recorded a week’s worth of ensembles. It inspired me to do the same … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 6 Comments

Our Plan For February Vacation: Toddler Stylists

Today, I saw this story about a mother who let her two-year-old style her wardrobe for an entire week, and then recorded the results. What an adorable and inspiring idea. … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Return of Hot Showers, Eyesight and Long-lost Friends

I’m not one to complain too much about winter. I love sledding and snowboarding and making snow angels. Jackets, hats and cute boots? The best. Plus, snow is the great … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Real Housewives Ain’t Got Nothin’ on This!

After I wrapped up writing reality TV recaps for two different websites a few years ago, I took a break from watching my beloved Real Housewives shows. It was one … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

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