No Minivan Mom

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Why are there 5 men in my bedroom?

As most of you know, I am a stay-at-home mom and The Mister is a work-at-home dad. This poses some interesting challenges for us as a couple. For instance yesterday morning I decided to take a morning nap as I didn’t sleep very well. Generally I don’t nap. That’s The Mister’s thing, like clockwork after some lunch. Never the less I chose to lay down for a bit. Now when I laid.. Read More

Mom, when you were little……

My awesome daddy, still a daddy's girl.

Seemingly every day I am asked something about when I was a kid. My kids seem to think that we didn’t have anything, or do anything. This morning I was asked if I had ABCMouse to play when I was a kid. Well the answer to that is very simple. NO, but then the rest of the questions come out. They are hard to explain sometimes, because they seem to.. Read More

10 Truths about Marriage and Kids

There are certain things in life that will always be true no matter your situation, so I decided to write about just 10 of them.   1) Kids will be kids. You can get mad at them for being kids but that only punishes you. Kids yell, make messes, don’t listen and can just be straight-up obtuse.  Yelling at your kids only makes you feel bad later. Try talking to.. Read More

A day in the life of this Grubby Mom

Today sealed the deal, so I have decided to write about a day in my life and how I end up being a grubby mom all of the time. I was getting up early, thinking about coffee and the sweet smell that was permeating through my house today. When suddenly I sit in piss. Seriously? One of these days my son is going to have to perfect that aim, or.. Read More

Mother’s Day is Coming

Mothers Day Mother’s day is coming up and I know that everyone makes such a big deal about it. I don’t quite understand the big deal. I have read so many blog posts today about how “Nothing is not enough”. I don’t think that not receiving a card or gift on Mother’s Day is the end of the world. Sure, is it fun to get gifts and cards? Absolutely it.. Read More

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