I’m over at Scary Mommy this week with these posts: 10 Reasons Grandparents Are Better Than Parents Why I Don’t Hover Over My Children and How To Approach An Angry 4-Year-Old Here is a sneak peek at the last one!     Four-year-olds can get very angry. At 4, they are harder to fool, and …

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I have decided that becoming a sister wife might be the most awesome thing ever. A girlfriend who lives with me and helps me cook and clean and remember what our husband said during that last argument so we can both hold it against him? Yes, please. However, I also realize that it would take a special woman …

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I was smugly thinking to myself the other day that our 3 yo was in a pretty awesome place. She had figured out that she liked cracking us up,   she was being just enough of a smart ass that it was cute, and she was still saying things like, “I wuv you, Mommy.” Adorable. …

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This one is up on Scary Mommy today! Being late is rude. I get that. I have frequently been on the giving and receiving end of lateness, and it feels bad either way. But I’m going to finally confess something that I think you all need to know: I, myself, am an organized, respectful, timely …

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My husband is a wonderful, loving attentive father but he literally cannot find the mayo. He has much more common sense, a better memory and is WAY more fun than me, but the mayo…it’s just sitting right there. We are different in many ways; I can find the mayo and he can remember that he …

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I love the little mountain town where we live. I love it. I love that my kids can play outside in the forest and get dirty and have adventures that I don’t even know about. But, life out here definitely has its challenges and its…quirks. You know you live in a mountain town if… 1. …

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I’m over at Scary Mommy today and here is a sneak peek;   If you have been on the internet lately, you may have seen an article in The New York post called, “I Get A Wife Bonus And I Deserve It, So STFU.” Written by an upperclass woman explaining that, because she stays at …

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I haven’t been writing lately. There have been a million excuses, including sickness and LTYM and, you know, laundry. Oh and maybe a parasitic invasion but you’ll have to wait for my Listen To Your Mother talk to hear all about that. I’m sure you can hardly wait. When I don’t write, I start to …

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   Despite my son being generally soft-hearted and sweet, he is still a boy. And boys are…gross. They do gross things and they also put their bodies into perilous situations. And my boy has a little sister who is watching all of the gross and sometimes terrifying things that he does and worshipping his every …

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