Life In General · Misadventures

In Which I Make a Few Confessions…

Dear Youngest Child, As much as I love you, waking up every two hours is not considered a restful night’s repose.  Also, I would like to remind you that when you decide to eat more than normal, the cafe runs out of food more quickly than usual.  Screaming fits at 2 AM do nothing to… Continue reading In Which I Make a Few Confessions…

Life In General · Misadventures

21 Thoughts in Your Baby’s Head When You First Introduce Him/Her to Solids

Ever wonder why your baby makes all those faces when you first introduce him to solids?  Well, here’s a little bit of insight. You touch the spoon to baby’s mouth, tempting her to open it. Something’s by my mouth! You know your baby will willingly open up because, Hey!

Life In General · Misadventures

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

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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!

Life In General · Misadventures

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.