Have you ever had one of those moments with your kid..any of your kids, where you have this overwhelming sense of deja vu and when it dawns on you why, you want to scream as loud as possible and maybe (very tentative maybe here folks. I can get away with it because my Mom will know how I… Read More Picking My Nose. Where’s the KY When You Need It?
Have you ever had one of those days? The ones where it seems that nothing goes our way, where just when you think you can’t possibly handle anything else, more gets loaded on? Where you feel like you just want to shut down the rides and close early. Let the Moose outside tell the visitors… Read More Sorry Folks, Park’s Closed. The Moose Outside Shoulda Told You.
Happy Halloween Everyone! Getting ready for the surge of witches and goblins and to take my own of the Gaggle out to trick-or-treat. Looks like it may just be the 7yo and almost 5yo this year but the jury is still out on the 18yo. They are dressing as Scooby Doo and a Snowman respectively… Read More A Treat on a Tricky Day.
There were strange happenings at my house. I got it straightened out eventually but it wasn’t easy. I had an extra border you see. One that wasn’t part of the gaggle I gave birth too and very good at staying out of sight even though he was responsible for 98% of the mishaps in the… Read More Not Me Needs to Get The Hell Out of My House!
I think that probably every one of us in our childish ignorance could not wait to grow up. Oh I Know, I just made the dreaded generalization and to counter it, I do realize that somewhere out there is probably someone who recognized the benefits and savored each and every moment of childhood, including doing the dishes and picking up dog poop. … Read More Grown Up Rules Suck! ….(or; I like Candy, So What? The Grown Up Police Can Kiss My Ass!.)
After years of soul searching…I can say that I have found my Bliss. It’s been with me all along I just did not recognize it to be. Bliss thy name is Ignorance. You know all those sayings that we humans tend to live by? They exist for a reason. Pretty much because someone was clever… Read More Stupid is Stupid but Ignorance is Bliss
This is a story I want to tell of the Indigo Child who isn’t mine except in my heart. But that makes her just as much mine as any other child I have carried and brought into this world. At least I feel like it does. I met her on a fine September day. Id… Read More Of the Indigo Child Who Isnt Mine except in My Heart….
I woke up this morning with another headache, big deal. But with it came a raging temperature and achy bones and an upset stomach. Groooaannn…I am sick. I’m not supposed to get sick. It takes away Mom points and is frowned upon by the gaggle I call my children and any body else who thinks they… Read More Mom Aren’t Supposed to Get Sick.
Today I am exasperated. A headache that won’t quit and I went grocery shopping. The relief of having food in the house overshadowed by the worry it will be gone long before I am able to go again. Since it is fall break, I had the privilege of taking my almost 5yo and 7yo with me. I already loathe… Read More I am Humbled..by Underpants of All Things.
…..& Other Shit You Learn When You Are Trying to Talk to Your Kids. Have you ever been talking to your kids about something important, well to you anyways, and realized they didn’t hear a word? It frustrates me to no end. I try to not give too much advice and yet sometimes I feel compelled… Read More Dog Balls Feel Funny …………….
My kids are on fall break this week..and last week. Seems like they have been out of school awhile. The older I get , the more it seems like they get entirely too much vacation time. Just saying…… My youngest is almost 5 . He is still in Preschool and only has one week off for fall break. … Read More Fudgesicles for Breakfast.
In the interest of clarity, I am compelled to discuss nudity. More specifically nakedness, being naked and frolicking. Ok. We aren’t going to discuss frolicking much as I would like to and although it does go well with nudity, it is a little beyond the scope of the question. But If we get through the matter at… Read More The Naked Truth …and the truth of being naked.