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

When The Mister is away…..

You know that old saying “When the cat is away, the mice will play.” I always make sure to tease my husband about silly things like having a kitten here when he gets home, but we all know that I wouldn’t do that. So it’s all in good fun. (Even if I do drive him a little crazy with the teasing) So since I have just put the children to.. 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

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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