It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like F&ck This

Sorry for that whole censorship ‘o’ the title thing, but a lot of times blog posts won’t make it into email boxes if they have swear-y words in the title. … Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like F&ck This

Well, I Guess I’m Not the Cool Mom Anymore

  Today was the last day of tennis camp. I did not send treat bags for all the kids. I did not bake cookies shaped and decorated as tennis balls. … Continue reading Well, I Guess I’m Not the Cool Mom Anymore

Oh the perspective a lunch date with a dead cow can give…

  I’m in Texas, and if there is one thing I have learned in my four days here, it’s that the Texans like their meats. We don’t eat meat very … Continue reading Oh the perspective a lunch date with a dead cow can give…

My Maternal Instinct Has No Kill Switch

My mother used to tell me that “they say once you have kids, your maternal instinct never goes away.” I suppose this could help to explain why a lot of … Continue reading My Maternal Instinct Has No Kill Switch

After Today, Someone Needs To Nominate Me For Mother of the Year

That’s a literary device we in the professional writing world call: sarcasm. Look it up, you will find it to be a delicious way to poke fun at others. Or … Continue reading After Today, Someone Needs To Nominate Me For Mother of the Year

I Need A Babysitter Who Will Work For Free and Not Be a Bad Influence

We used to have a mother’s helper. She came over two times a week, for three hours each time. She’d help with picking up around the house, dishes, lunch, homeschooling, … Continue reading I Need A Babysitter Who Will Work For Free and Not Be a Bad Influence

Today, I Wave My Surrender Flag

We all have these days. Days that are so insurmountably horrible that it’s all we can do to curl up in our pajamas, head buried under the covers – hoping … Continue reading Today, I Wave My Surrender Flag

How This Halloween Has Taught Me to Be Less Of An Overachiever

For the last couple of weeks, I have been totally not feeling it with Halloween. This isn’t normal for me. I’m not like one of those weirdos that obsesses over … Continue reading How This Halloween Has Taught Me to Be Less Of An Overachiever