Category Archive: children

Dancing with chaos: An Ode to Mom

There is always things to discuss when it’s Mother’s Day. Moms, obviously. Things that kids do that stress Moms out like a mother-fucker. Cursing. Stress. Wine (because let’s be realistic). It’s quite like… Continue reading

Ghost baby: or how I am not the Boss

I slowly and extremely carefully walked upstairs, hesitating on the landing before the last few steps. I shuddered at the thought of what I’d see there. I knew it was there. I could… Continue reading

Dreaming

With increasing frequency, I have been dreaming of books. And I am blaming it all on Laura Ingalls Wilder. She celebrated a birthday last week and since then I haven’t been able to… Continue reading

How my life is like a sunbeam: Deliver Me Applause.

You know that applause? You can deliver it right over here. Mostly because I am still alive after an enormous parenting fail. One so huge that my husband had to actually point it… Continue reading

Wherein I fixate on something ridiculous…

Sometimes I can be an extremist. Sort of. Ok, just about the ridiculous. I’m pretty laid-back about politics, the news, excessive use of ‘adorbs’. But get me started on girl shit? Queue picture… Continue reading

Lunch box: Rookie mom version 1.0

The school year starts early down here in the American South. Really early. Mid-August. And no, I have no idea why. But it’s weird. Not as weird as it was when I moved… Continue reading

Do or do not. There is no try.

There is nothing quite as humiliating as poorly behaved children. And while we have all seen it, and probably mentally affirmed that we were superior parents and our children pure perfection, ADMIT IT!!… Continue reading

Mandatory tooth departure

Approximately 4 weeks ago, Vincent was the victim of tooth departure. And in regular fashion, it was dramatic as possible. That’s how we roll, yo! Straight up drama all the time m-fers! Cue… Continue reading

Pool party

I learned the hard way recently that swim diapers do not actually contain anything except for poop. And frankly, this was a surprise for me. Did you know that if you dress a… Continue reading

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