When I first met you, you were so vibrant and full of life. So perfect and clean. A flawless color of off-white that begged for latte walls to match. I gave you everything you ever wanted. You got your coffee-flavored walls and strong wooden window treatments. I furnished you with green microfiber couches and a…… Continue reading A Breakup Letter Delivered To My Living Room
Alert! Alert! As it turns out, Summer is not canceled after all! Grab your coolers and sunscreen. Put on your favorite flip-flops (just not from freaking Old Navy) and dust off that two-piece! As states are slowly reopening after the Great COVID Pandemic of 2020 (which isn’t actually over), and homeschooling is coming to an…… Continue reading Summer Is Back On! My Beach Bod Is Not Ready!
I LOVE MY KIDDOS. All freaking three of them. No, wait – six. I have two dogs and a hubs as well. Anyway – I friggin love them all. And I’m pretty sure they all love me too – which is kind of mind-blowing because… I’m a Shitty Mom. Sometimes there is no clean underwear.…… Continue reading How To Tell If You’re A Shitty Mom
Dear Old Navy, Today begins the “One Dolla Holla” flip-flop sale online. As I understand it, the deal is for basic color flip-flops, limit of 5, and your Old Navy/Gap credit card must be the sole means of payment. This is awesome if you have a store credit card. But, hey – some of us…… Continue reading An Open Letter To Old Navy & The One Dolla Holla
My third and youngest child has finally hit that oh-so-magical milestone: The Terrible Two’s. I had almost forgotten what the magic was like. The organic sound of nail-dragging screams. The assertiveness. The impressive ability to turn from happy-go-lucky Little Man to uncompromising dictator in seconds flat… Yep. It’s happening. No one knows when or where…… Continue reading Terrible Two’s Is Happening – Please, Send Vodka
Let’s get this list started: StraightGayBisexualTransgenderPansexualAsexual BicuriousPolyamorous And this is just a few out there. I know the list goes on and that I, as a straight, married woman, do not fully understand all of these or the people who live differently than me. Let me just say, as a disclaimer for any Judgy Judy’s…… Continue reading Taboo Topics: Talking To My Kids About Sexual Orientation
Everyone makes mistakes. Mistakes are not limited to children who are learning and growing. Parents mess up too. And that’s OK. There is a notion out there that since you are perfect in the eyes of your child, you SHOULD be perfect. You SHOULD keep that image going for your kids. I am here to…… Continue reading Taboo Topics: Why I Tell My Kids When I Am Wrong