The Wild Rumpus

Parenting and family, served with a shot of vodka

10 Things That Are Less Loud Than My Kids

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My husband works at night, and usually doesn’t get home until 12:30 p.m. or so. I work part-time from home, many times also at…

January 10, 2015 · 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

Field Trip Jitters

About two and a half weeks ago, my son started kindergarten. Other than being really tired and ready to eat 14 pounds of snacks after long school days, he’s adjusting … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fall Staple: A Haiku

Pumpkin spice latte: Addicted. Five bucks a pop. Intervention, please.

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why I Love Pete the Cat

One of the best things about having young kids has been discovering the book character, Pete the Cat. He’s a laid-back, black feline who likes to surf, uses the word … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 8 Comments

What Kids Say Vs. What They Mean

My children are five and two years old, and have no problems speaking their minds. These two are precious, smart and awesome tots, I promise. But I’ve come to discover … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Toys That Need Batteries Replaced: A Haiku

Damn, Cookie Monster. Your random yelling just scared the shit out of me.

September 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Frozen: A Haiku

Sweet and innocent Until those damn songs are trapped In your head for days.

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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