The reviews are in.


Well first of all, I just want to say thank you to everyone for all the compliments regarding my new do. I’m a little blown away. My “after” picture on Facebook was the most liked picture I have ever posted. Who new a haircut would get such a huge response! But I kind of have […]

I’m in love. (With my hair)


You know I’m on a mission to save money. And this past week, I earned a couple extra bucks. Today I invested some of it. In myself. At 1:00 p.m. I looked like this: I entered the salon and said two things: 1) I don’t want a “Mom” haircut. and 2) Don’t make me look […]

Three Little Birds


Number 3 has always had issues with anxiety, but when he was four, that’s when it really started to get bad. He was petrified that he would get locked in the car or his room, and so anytime he was in a room alone, the door had to be left open so that he knew he […]

Dear Fellow Moms (An Apology)


Dear Fellow Moms, I owe you an apology. I’ve come to this realization only in the past few days, since I’ve decided to stop complaining. I have been writing this blog for almost three years now. And I have been known to go off on a rant every now and then. Sometimes I think it’s justified. […]

How To Stay Sane And Not Raise an A-hole: 10 Recommendations


There are no guarantees in life. And there are certainly no guarantees in parenting. But now that we are three and a half years into child Number 7, I think I’ve gotten most of the kinks worked out. And since most of us aren’t going to have seven chances to get it right, I thought […]