I can already see people getting their hackles up, before they’ve read past the first line. Elf on the Shelf?! Whatever you have to say, you’re wrong! Right? Haha, don’t worry, I don’t hate you for being better, more creative parents than me. I don’t hate you for showing off how much more you have embraced […]
Now that I have a Fournado who is fully cognizant of what the holidays mean, at least to her, I am experiencing life in a whole new way. It was always funny but slightly odd, having to explain what we did differently for each holiday, as it came along. On Thanksgiving we’re thankful! On your […]
It’s been a crazy week of ups and downs, but I think that’s just what parenting is, these days. I feel like I have so much to write, but time often creeps away from me in the day to day tasks. Posting to my blog daily is one thing when it’s the only writing I’m […]
Let me start by saying that I hold no illusions about cartoons. I know they exist in alternate cartoon-universes and can bend all sorts of real world rules to do whatever they want to do. Because it’s not real life. That’s why Boots the monkey can talk and SpongeBob Squarepants exists at all. Despite knowing […]
In the past, I have admitted to my daughter that I can be an asshole. That I am less than perfect, as a mom, and that I have a lot to apologize and feel guilty for. Today is not that day. Dear sweet, lovely daughter of mine, Today, Mommy is a goddamn saint. This morning, […]
So it’s been a while. I’m sorry. Things kind of got crazy for a while, between the end of school for the Teen, baby C’s first birthday, trying to move my site to self-hosted, going camping, continuing to try and move my site to self-hosted, toilet training the Threenager, getting new jobs, and life. But […]
I know I’m not the first person out there to write about being a sleep-deprived parent. If you have kids, there is a 99% chance that you’ve had a period of time where you weren’t getting enough sleep. And if that’s not true, I don’t want to hear about it from you; you and your […]
It was a pretty normal week over here, filled with chaos, meltdowns and screaming…and that was just the Teen! She’s going to kill me for writing that. All of those things did happen, just mostly thanks to the Threenager and baby C, who turned 11 months old this week. Wow, I can’t quite believe that.