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

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

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

Things I didn’t think I would have to say

Seriously?

In all my life, there are things that I never thought that I would have to say. Some are silly, and mundane however others that I have caught myself saying or about to say just make me have to shake my head. I know that some of the things in my list are things that end up getting said as our children age, however there are a few that really.. Read More

Parental Tantrums

Mad Mom

Think before you post I cannot even begin to count how many times I have received phone calls, text messages, and seen posts on social media complaining about how horrible parenthood is. I am guilty of doing this as well, venting is healthy, taking a step back is healthy; ranting about every single thing that your child does is not healthy. In no way would I tell someone to not.. Read More

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