A Day In The Life Of A Pandemic Mom

8:00 am – I very reluctantly roll out of bed. I don’t need to brush my hair or do makeup because I already know I won’t be leaving the house today. The sweatpants I wore to bed will do just fine until at least mid-afternoon. 8:15 am – I, hilariously, use Alexa to play “The…… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Pandemic Mom

Why The Polar Express Ride Your Town Offers Is Bullsh*t

Does your town do a Polar Express-themed train ride every holiday season? Ours does. And let me tell you – it is bullshit. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers train rides to the “North Pole” and a visit with Santa every holiday season for some pretty…ahem…”affordable” prices. Can’t put a price on magic? Think again.…… Continue reading Why The Polar Express Ride Your Town Offers Is Bullsh*t

Distracting From The Pres – The Binging Way

While you guys are SO concerned about the President taking off his mask the second he entered the White House yesterday, I am plagued with a much more complex and burning question – Why the HELL is Trolly the ONLY means of transportation in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood? And why is there only ONE Trolly? And…… Continue reading Distracting From The Pres – The Binging Way

Combating Mom Burnout And WHO To Blame

So, there’s this “viral” post going around on social media about moms and self-care. It reads: Cleaning your house without kids is not a break. Showering is not a break. Grocery shopping alone is not a break. It’s chores and basic hygiene but mothers are supposed to be grateful to do these things that literally…… Continue reading Combating Mom Burnout And WHO To Blame

Help! My Toddler Got Into The Medicine Cabinet!

Hello Friends. How’s your week going, so far? Mine? Glad you asked! My two-year-old decided yesterday was a great day to scare the shit out of me! It was mid-morning. I had begun going about my daily routine of kicking toys and searching for dishes left throughout the house. Little Guy needed to brush his…… Continue reading Help! My Toddler Got Into The Medicine Cabinet!

Distance Learning, Toddler Terror, And The Comfort Of Saying ‘F’ It

It started today. Distance Learning. Courtesy of Rona. My third grader crushed it.  The kid barely needed me.  I found myself tiptoeing to his bedroom, where he sat at his desk completely enthralled in his new learning platform.  I kept assuming that any minute he would call out for help, but instead, a floor board…… Continue reading Distance Learning, Toddler Terror, And The Comfort Of Saying ‘F’ It

Back To School…Kind Of…

So, tomorrow is the day all parents dream of over the summer… It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of year… BACK TO SCHOOL! Except this year… eh… it’s a little different. …Freaking Corona… So, tomorrow begins virtual classes. But only for the first three weeks.  After that, we are allowed a hybrid schedule…… Continue reading Back To School…Kind Of…

100 Topics For Lack Of Creativity

I’ve been having a super hard time blogging lately. Simply put, I have been in a creative rut. I blame the pandemic and the inability to go anywhere ever. You’d think that staying home every day with three kids and two dogs would be an inspiration jackpot, considering all the crazy shit they like to…… Continue reading 100 Topics For Lack Of Creativity