Tag Archive: family

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

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

Calm Tuesday

It’s another peaceful Tuesday out here…. Currently we are grilling some meeeeet, that we are going to chop up and throw on some naan bread and make some fire grilled pizza. Sounds good,… Continue reading

Peaceful Tuesday

About a year and a half ago, Babes and I made the decision to ditch cable tv. Seems like a big step, right? We were already using Netflix, we had just gotten Apple… Continue reading

Learn how to bend {learning}

……(I wrote that, then bent over my mason jar to sip the cab-sav filling it) That’s not really the bending I meant. But it works, it is Wednesday after all. And after a… Continue reading

Strawberry Jam: Redux

Last weekend, with my best intentions at heart, I drove for….hmmm, about an hour (don’t tell my husband), to a very particular strawberry farm, just to find out they were out of berries… Continue reading

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