Entries by not your average mom

An Almost Perfect Present

Number 5 and 6’s birthday was last week, and one of  Number 5’s gifts was to go to the salon with me for her first mani/pedi. She has been begging for this for a couple years now, and she is my girliest girl, so I knew she would truly enjoy and appreciate the experience. Not […]

5:00 On A Friday Night

Yesterday I had a significant freakout about the arrival of summer. I was panicking. And I wasn’t at all physically or emotionally prepared for the transition. I was so exhausted that as soon as I got Number 6 and 7 into bed, I crashed on my own bed before 9 pm. My husband was working […]

Last Day, First Day

Last day of school, summer is here. Last day of my baby’s kindergarten year. Last day packing lunches and taking the bus. Last day for alarm clocks and making a fuss. Last day for ripping the brush through the hair, and frantically searching for something to wear. Last day of forgetting to send in the […]