Something really weird happened to me today. My kids and I are on vacation. I know, shocker. Everyone else takes a vacation and there are photos and stories and Instagrams and Snapchats and canceled plans - "sorry, going to be in Cabo that week!" I take a vacation and everyone acts like I've gone on… Continue reading Yes, I Am Allowed To Take a Vacation. So Are My Kids.
It’s the 21st century, and I would wager a bet that there is one thing historians will one day point to as defining these earliest decades of the age: the Internet debates. You know them. They are the debates in which everyone has an opinion that is confused for fact, and it needs to be… Continue reading All I Want For Christmas Is For The Holiday Debating To Stop
The title, alone, sounds ridiculous. Please stop telling me I should do things for a living? What do I expect - to sit around and do nothing as a grown ass adult? No. That's not what I mean at all. A couple weeks ago, we had a little family and friend get together for my… Continue reading Please Stop Telling Me I Should Do Things For A Living
I remember the first time I heard the song "Baby It's Cold Outside." I was riding in the car with my mother. It was Christmastime, I was visiting her in Seattle as I always did for the holidays. We were on our way to some dive bar, where she would hang out in the bar… Continue reading I Can’t Believe I Have To Explain This To You People; How “Baby It’s Cold Outside” and “The Little Mermaid” Have Proven Our Cultural Ignorance
I don't know if it's the fact that I have 3 kids now, and my life is a total and utter shit show 90% of the time; or that I'm just getting older. But I've accepted mediocrity in so many ways. 1. I'm okay with being an okay mom Honestly. There was a period of… Continue reading 5 Ways I’ve Accepted Mediocrity As A Mother In My Mid-30s
I'm going to drop a real bomb on you guys, here. It's a doozy. Brace yourselves. I do the Elf on the Shelf for my kids. Yeah, that's right. I have the Elf on the Shelf. Not just the Elf on the Shelf, but one for each of my kids plus an Elf for my… Continue reading You Guys Need To Chill With The Elf On The Shelf Hate
I don't know, you guys. I've been going through my comments from the entire lifetime of my blog, and I'm getting so nostalgic for my posts of yore. Life was so much simpler then, you know? I used to tackle some really important topics. Like whether or not there was a prostitution ring going on… Continue reading Life was so much simpler back in 2011…