Chasing zombies, leaves and childhood
I admit, my heart broke a teensy bit when my seven-year-old son son announced he wanted to be a “bloody zombie” for Halloween. It was such a drastic departure from … Continue reading
Can you hear me now? Can you hear me NOW?
What I say: “Let’s keep the house clean. We have people coming over in 15 minutes.”
What they hear: Immediately locate and empty every, single container of Legos, plastic play food, flash cards, Matchbox cars, My Little Ponies, plus the 48-pack of markers and the 64-box of Crayolas.
Why vitamins are ruining my life
Over the past few years, it’s become habit for my tots to munch their Flintstones vitamin before we go up to prep for bed. It’s a routine I’m about to … Continue reading
EOTW: A new pair of boobies
It’s about that time, y’all: A new Embarrassment of the Week, courtesy of my darling Sweet Pea, 3. Last week, I had a few hours of alone time during which … Continue reading
EOTW: Flatulence at Whole Foods
Welcome to another Embarrassment of the Week. Wednesday was an excruciatingly long day. I didn’t feel like making dinner, so I took the kids to Whole Foods to get something … Continue reading
I Had Questions. I Got (Unfortunate) Answers.
So, Sunday night, I took an accidental toddler skull to the face. My nose made an unpleasant sound, and it bled and it hurt like hell. Still, on Monday, I … Continue reading
10 Things That Are Less Loud Than My Kids
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 night, after the munchkins go to … Continue reading
EOTW: My Tail, Literally and Figuratively
Welcome to the second installment of Embarrassment of the Week. It was actually a pretty good week in this regard, and I thought I may not have anything to post. … Continue reading
Why I Love the Cemetery
The idea of cemeteries being creepy always gets played up around Halloween. But I love cemeteries. We have a beautiful one adjacent to our neighborhood, and it is one of … Continue reading
My Daughter Learned a New Word Today. It Rhymes With Glass Bowl.
This morning, my 2-year-old and I ran a few errands before we went to the children’s singalong at the library. As we were leaving the post office, which is in … Continue reading
Tantrums: A Haiku
Blood-curdling screaming, A product of being two, Takes years off my life
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
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