I get a couple emails or messages every week from women and moms in particular thanking me for “keeping it real” and for making them “feel normal.” It’s one of the reasons I started this blog. Because when I was in the thick of parenting and we had five kids under the age of eight […]
What I Did To Solve Our Toothbrush And Toothpaste Problem (And It Was Pretty Bad)
Numbers 3 through 7 all share a bathroom. Five kids sharing a bathroom can be kind of disastrous. One of the things that constantly drives me insane is the toothpaste. There is fucking toothpaste everywhere. EVERYWHERE. In addition to finding toothpaste in some seriously impressive places, I am constantly being asked to put toothpaste on […]
Things to do tomorrow: Call the dentist.
Number 3 packed up all his stuff for Zones last night. He had to have two bags packed — his swim backpack with his stuff for the pool and then another bag with pajamas and regular clothes and some extra towels. This morning I checked to make sure he had everything he needed before […]