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5 Ways For Parents to go Bedlam Crazy in The Shortest Amount of Time

Parenthood comes with some really great, heart popping moments.  Staring into your newborn infant’s eyes for the first time.  Baby’s first steps, then first words.  The first time your five-year-old actually makes a really funny joke and you wonder if you have a comedienne on your hands.  Your Big Kid turning around and saying, “I… Continue reading 5 Ways For Parents to go Bedlam Crazy in The Shortest Amount of Time

Life In General · Misadventures

Why a Husband Should Always Take Gift Requests Seriously

Two years ago, just before my birthday, I told my husband I wanted nothing but a cleaning lady for a day or my car detailed. Instead, I got another bag of chocolates and flowers. Don’t get me wrong.  I wasn’t ungrateful, but I can buy chocolate anytime for myself and flowers die so quickly. Anyway,… Continue reading Why a Husband Should Always Take Gift Requests Seriously

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Coffee at 4 PM is totally acceptable

Today, the younger two and I picked up the older two from school as usual.  We were very excited to see them.  The sentiments were not returned.  No sooner than they caught sight of us, the whining and blaming and begging and pleading and whining began.  No, they did not want to make monster cookies. … Continue reading Coffee at 4 PM is totally acceptable

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Tell me and I forget, get lost and I remember for the rest of your life.

Kids are apt to forget things you tell them.  Where they put their shoes, why they should go in the toilet and not their underwear, what’s for supper and what time supper will happen, how come they can’t stay up another hour, and on and on and on.  But, SHOW them something, and they don’t… Continue reading Tell me and I forget, get lost and I remember for the rest of your life.

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Dust mites, oh my!

Lacking any sort of laundry room, let alone a folding table, I use our bed as the dumping ground for any clean laundry that might make its way out of the dryer. This way, I am forced to fold and put away the laundry before I can get into bed. Flickr I do one load… Continue reading Dust mites, oh my!

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I was THAT mom…

Yesterday, I was THAT mom. You know the one, bedhead and unbrushed teeth even though it’s 3 PM, crazy kids running around the grocery store, baby screaming in the carseat… altered version of this photo Yeah, that was me.