No Minivan Mom

Be more than "Just" mom

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

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

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

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

Seriously, Ants?

Just a small portion of the nest I destroyed.

The Problem…… I have been fighting ants for MONTHS in my kitchen. No amount of bleach, cleaning, or raid seemed to be doing the trick. It is incredibly frustrating when you have a clean kitchen and then suddenly it’s like attack of the little creatures from hell! The ants weren’t even going after anything. Just wondering. What the actual hell? I have discovered that they actually wanted to “Help” me.. Read More

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