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Holy hell, it’s been a month. Part 2: Father’s Day edition

  This year for Father’s Day I decided that I wanted to do something different with my husband and kids. The kids and I decided to ambush the poor Mister and take him out on a family hike. As a family we went to the local Falls area and hiked for like 5 miles. IT WAS AMAZING! My husband wanted to stay home and play Xbox I am sure, however.. Read More

Holy hell, it’s been a month? Part 1

It has been a month since my last blog post and there have been so many life changing events that have occurred during that time. This post is going to be insane!! Brace yourselves for some ups and downs. Pictures included! Maybe I should break this into a couple posts. So lets call this part 1. On June 6th my twin brothers graduated High School. That was monumentous. I didn’t.. 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 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

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