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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If you have kids, you will at one time or another have this irrational creature living in your house called a toddler. They are hilarious and cute and very easily annoyed. Here are just some of the many ways that you can annoy a toddler… 1. Put jeans on them. 2. Hold them too tight …

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I’m over at Scary Mommy today!   Warning: Satire approaching, please do not actually follow these steps. Do you want to become a helicopter parent? Have your lovelies by your side and in your home for the rest of your life because they are unable to function in society? I have created an easy-to-follow list …

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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’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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   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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I have a post up on Scary Mommy today that I wrote in December when I was trying desperately to find little blips of joy throughout some chaotic days! Today, I will enjoy my life. Even when I have to rush around getting ready for work and getting kids out the door; packing lunches, signing checks, …

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This was G’s Christmas in 2012 (Up on Scary Mommy today!) First off, I made sure that my son was SUPER excited to fly from snowy Colorado to sunny California on the day before Christmas to visit his grandparents with his Dad and me and his baby sister. See: SUPER EXCITED I noticed on the …

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Karma is stalking me in the form of a purple dress that my daughter wears most days of her life. I believe this is because, as a child, allegedly, I was quite particular about the clothes I would wear. My attitude once prompted my sweet grandmother to declare to my mother, “I would never let …

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