Alexa: My new frienemy
Over the holidays, we gained a new family member. I was instantly smitten with Alexa (birth name: Amazon Echo Dot) and her ability to fulfill my kids’ never-ending requests. My … Continue reading
If storks really brought babies, kids would have so many less questions
The older kids get, the more parenting is like being trapped in a pop quiz. You never know when awkward questions will present themselves. And then when they do, you’ve … Continue reading
Sometimes, you just need a break
I’ll be honest. Coming back to my blog after all this time feels a little weird. It’s kind of like running into a friend you love in the grocery store, … Continue reading
Let’s be honest: Nobody really gives a shit about anyone else’s New Year’s resolutions unless they are somehow involved. Mine are the same as the rest of the herd — … Continue reading
The writer’s block has gotten a hold of me, y’all. During the past week, I’ve abandoned four or five entries because I decided they were A) too stupid, B) not … Continue reading
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
Friday Night Lights
Peace and joy. Have a great weekend, everyone.
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
EOTW: A Birthday With Pantiliner on My Face
My Broken Nose Saga of 2014 is drawing to a close, but not without producing my Embarrassment of the Week. Last Friday, I had a minor, non-invasive procedure to help … Continue reading
Just like Ahnold, I’ll Be Back…
I feel like it’s been a while since I posted. I promise I have not abandoned my Wild Rumpus. Super busy with work this past week, plus I had to … Continue reading
I Changed My Baby’s Name
This blog is kind of like a newborn. Much like the first time I became a mother — albeit to a real, live child and not a web page — … Continue reading
Excuse our recent absence. Thanks to my babysittin’ in-laws, we had a weekend away from our lovely tykes and did some relaxing at Cape Cod. We’ll return to our regularly … Continue reading
Fall Staple: A Haiku
Pumpkin spice latte: Addicted. Five bucks a pop. Intervention, please.