People I Want To Dropkick, Part II

Turns out, my list of people I want to dropkick is a little longer still. People who really grind my gears on the daily… Anti-Vaxxers The simple fact that I had chickenpox when I was little, but MY children never will is a motherf***ing miracle! We are living in the 21st Century. There is basically…… Continue reading People I Want To Dropkick, Part II

Types Of People I Want To Dropkick

My list of people who just grind my gears… Teachers Who Hate Kids Once upon a time, I was a Preschool teacher.  Over the years, I met a lot of people who were amazing with little ones.  But I also encountered a great many who should never have chosen childcare as a profession. I feel…… Continue reading Types Of People I Want To Dropkick

Slowing Down

So, my family and I tried something different this past week.  Different for us, at least. We have been living at our campground for 10 days now. Aside from crippling allergies every morning until the meds kick in – this place has been a very welcome change. Our lives always feel so rushed. Even with…… Continue reading Slowing Down

Trendy Mom Shit

Having 3 kids of my own and being in my young 30s – I like to think of myself as a Cool Mom. Yeah, I’m still referencing Mean Girls after 16 years. I’m totally with the times and maybe even a touch progressive when it comes to kids.  I let my 6-year-old daughter temporarily color…… Continue reading Trendy Mom Shit

Summer Is Back On! My Beach Bod Is Not Ready!

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!

How To Tell If You’re A Shitty Mom

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

An Open Letter To Old Navy & The One Dolla Holla

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

Terrible Two’s Is Happening – Please, Send Vodka

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

Taboo Topics: Why I Tell My Kids When I Am Wrong

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

Why I Cry All The Time

I cry all the time. I know that my dry, sarcastic personality makes that hard to believe – but it’s true. I am, in fact, one giant blubbering bitch. And what’s more – I ugly cry. I cry over everything. Sad – cry. Mad – cry. Happy, overwhelmed, frustrated, joyful, hopeful, laughing, proud – cry,…… Continue reading Why I Cry All The Time