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

Pinterest Win!

There are few things as glorious as a Pinterest Win. Just like everyone else on the freaking planet, I Pinterest and fail epically. One of my more awful fails involved melting shaved crayons… 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

Watermelon: A love story

About 3 weeks ago I bought a personal watermelon. Perhaps you are like me and find the idea of a label for a watermelon, intimating that its for ‘personal use’, amusing? Partially that’s… 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

Confession

Sometimes new things are hard, like tights. Too snug, ill fitting, awkward and slightly judgmental. And also, they are godammn tights. And are a total jerk. Cue enormous deep soul sigh and pause…..… Continue reading

Focal point

I need to write a book. I just finished a book that made me want to write one of my one. The story was intriguing. The plot left me anticipating the final book.… Continue reading

Small moments

Calm of sorts, Wide wide eyes Sweat, stress, tight. Breathing. My internal mind becomes tightly focused. I pretend. And I am good at it. I bet you didn’t know that I was this… Continue reading

Huge giant parenting fail

Summer vacation is that time of the year where small boys, whose Dads are teachers, stay home all summer and do fun things. Or at least I think that’s the general idea. Summer… Continue reading

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