No Minivan Mom

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The Great Shoebacle of 2014

The SHOES!!!

Since A decided to go and hurt his ankle when we were supposed to be headed out on the town going back to school shoe shopping we went this afternoon. We went alone……. Just him and I, in and out, quick fast and in a hurry. That was the plan anyway. I have no idea why I would even remotely decide to plan to do anything quick when it revolves around.. Read More

Hospital, Wheelchairs, and Crutches OH MY!!!

Chillin' with his newfound boot in his awesome ride.

Today has been an interesting day to say the least. It started out innocent enough, waking up, eating breakfast, then some computer time. I told A, B, C to go get dressed so that we could head for the gym. That’s when it started winding down a weird and crazy path. Of course we were late heading out the door, my fault. I took too long of a shower, and.. Read More

Just spank him already!

Stares, glares and everything else. Do you ever encounter those people that just don’t get it? I see them almost everyday being a parent of a child that happens to be a High Functioning Aspie. I think that the glares during a meltdown are probably the worst. For instance this morning we were at the gym and A was upset that things were different than normal and his class was.. Read More

End of year make up days

I am getting some flack from other parents at the school regarding my decision not to make my kids go to the last two days of school this year. I have been called irresponsible, a bad parent, told that they are important educational days, and had one person in the school office tell me that there is the possibility of a math test on the last day. I call bull shit,.. Read More

Why didn’t I know this about raising a boy?

Standing in the bathroom, plunging the toilet for the 4th time the other day, I began wondering why I was never told certain things about raising a son. Girls, I can relate to on some level. Boys? Not so much. Things I wasn’t told………. Boys smell funny: Not babies but boys, they seriously smell funny. I swear I need a hazmat suit complete with gas mask to go into his.. Read More

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