So I’ve been wanting to tell you this story from the marathon. If you didn’t read the recap of that day, you can read that here. Since the Boston Marathon bombing, security measures at these big races have become pretty strict, and you can’t carry a backpack into the villages where you wait before the race …Read More
A couple days ago, I wrote about the newest addition to our house, Fucking Rainbow Loom. You can read about that here. In case you live under a rock, or are fortunate enough to have children who are in their twenties, or no children at all, Rainbow Loom is a piece of plastic, another …Read More
Good moms have sticky floors, messy kitchens, laundry piles, and nasty cars… You forgot about the nasty cars.
My car is disgusting. And it’s not just from food. It’s everything. I’m not good about making sure the kids take all their stuff out of it. I’m not good about taking my stuff out either. So in addition to the goldfish and crackers and pretzels and sippy cups, there are all the other things. …Read More
16 Pictures (Just About) All Parents Will Take 1. the my-kid-made-a-big-f*cking-mess picture 2. the first-day-of-school picture 3. the I-smeared-my-food-on-my-face picture 4. the beach/vacation picture 5. the baby and the pet picture 6. the look-my-kid-is-sleeping-with-part-of-his-body-sticking-out-of-the-crib picture 7. the naked baby on the stomach picture 8. the how-the-eff-did-my-kid-get-there? picture 9. the first-birthday-cake picture 10. the let’s-dress-our-kids-up-in-matching-Christmas-stuff picture …Read More
With 3, 8, 13 and 16-year-old boys living in this house, we have gone through almost all the phases of boyhood. If you don’t have any boys of your own, you are missing out on some doozies. And if you do, but they’re still young, here’s what you have to look forward to: 1) The Sesame Street/Thomas Phase …Read More
Last weekend I posted this on the facebook page: Tonight is a screw-the-teeth-brushing-get-your-ass-into-bed kind of night. And someone left this comment: ooookay. What brought that on? I wasn’t quite sure what to make of that… That ooookay, with 4 o’s, kind of left me with a feeling of disapproval. And the “what brought that on?” gave me the …Read More
If you have a child in elementary school, then you have most likely just entered birthday party hell. Between Numbers 5, 6, and 7, I know that for the next 10 months, we will be at Chuck E. Cheese, or Fun Factor, or Gymnastics Spectrum, or a bowling alley or some other germ-ridden hell hole …Read More