It’s been such a long time. Here’s what we’ve been up to!
Living in a small town, money can buy a lot, but it sure can’t buy you brains or class.
Before I became The Mom I thought that I knew everything. While I never voiced those opinions (for the most part), I was confident that they were accurate and would lead me through motherhood like bunnies hopping through a meadow with unicorns lighting the way. Then came Peanut. I quickly discovered that motherhood was more like… Continue reading Things I’ve learned
A look into our day at a Plug Into PJ Event!
Life as a baseball family. No, we don’t play, though The Dad did try softball for a couple of years. He played in jeans. Yup.
A few days ago I opened my page up for reader “collaboration”. Basically, I wanted to hear what the kids in your lives sounded like. Do they sound like my own kids? Better? Worse? Funnier? SMARTER?! After reading through all of the submissions, I realized a few things; we swear WAY too much, our kids somehow know how to use said naughty words in the proper context, a lot of kids are funnier than me, a lot of kids are smarter than me and, lastly, we’re all definitely doing something right. Yes, they may be swearing and ordering us around, but they are all pretty well-rounded and sweet people.
Working out with kids around (and awake) is like trying to sleep on a trampoline full of jumping gorillas.
Do you remember the days of watching a movie uninterrupted, with snacks you don’t have to share and as much swearing as you can handle? Yeah, me neither. Since Peanut arrived on the scene nearly 4 years ago, watching movies has become a little like how I would imagine trying to have a whispered conversation… Continue reading Movies
At some point during our foray into parenthood, I turned into my mother. This is not a bad thing, per se, just surprising when I open my mouth and hear my own childhood come flying out. When do I hear it the most? Mealtimes! You know, that “fun” time where you beg, bribe, blackmail, plead,… Continue reading Eating
No, I’m not talking about baby showers, golden showers or rain showers. I’m talking about real showers. Like, in a bathroom. Have you ever tried to do this with a newborn in your home? Just a newborn and you. Nobody else. Not even a faithful puppy. If so, then you know that it’s like a… Continue reading Showers