The Wild Rumpus

Parenting and family, served with a shot of vodka

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

October 28, 2016 · 4 Comments

Dear Neighbors, Thanks for not calling the authorities

Now that cooler weather is upon us, it’s lovely to open the windows and let in some fresh, fall breeze. But that luxury doesn’t come without complications. While our neighborhood … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 8 Comments

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

September 1, 2015 · 4 Comments

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

EOTW: Boobies For Christmas

This Embarrassment of the Week was actually more funny than it was embarrassing. But since a few people gave us the side eye, I figured it would qualify for this … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

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

November 7, 2014 · 5 Comments

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

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

October 22, 2014 · 2 Comments
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