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Happy Easter!

I miss writing.  Just so busy with these little monsters. . .err. . .blessings.  XO to you all. . .Happy Spring.  Good Passover. . .Happy Easter. . .

Life Lesson: The DUMBEST Argument EVER!

I think it’s well established that I’m a little um particular about things. . . Ok. . . You got me.  I’m a type-A, control freak. . . And I’d probably be a perfectionist too if I weren’t so damned lazy.  . . Anyway, I am.  I just am.  This is what I do.  . . And I like to
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Shoplifting Requires Intent, Right?

It’s been a long time since I passed the Bar. Or actually GONE to a bar. Sigh. You know where I am A. LOT. these days? TARGET. Yep.  That shiny new Target just down the street.  Its beautiful red bullseye beckons almost daily. My Husband has the shameful receipts to prove it. WHAT?  The kid needs formula. . .might as
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Ending the Bedroom Dysfunction

So remember last summer when I was trying to figure out the best sleeping arrangements for all of us? Right. I thought I had a workable set up. Turns out I was WRONG.  WAY WRONG. Ever since, we’ve been in a state of mild to moderate bedroom dysfunction. I’ll admit, some of it was short-sightedness on my part.  I completely
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This Play Group Is On. . .Like Green On a Lime Jello Dino

So recall about a month ago we received an invite to a playgroup from one of our fabulous neighbors? I was out of sorts about it.  Because well, we’re US.  And our neighbor is stunning and seemingly unflappable and well, just seems so much more with it than I am. Of course, practically everyone is more with it than I
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Reluctant Mother Loses More Than A Small Chunk Of Self

So, I’m getting to be “that age.” You know what I’m talking about, right? That age where you shouldn’t really take your health for granted.  That age where you can’t guzzle wine until 1:30AM and still function the next day.  That age where you know people your own age who have serious health challenges.  That age where when you find
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The Brain Trust (Plus A Pizza, A Peep, And Our Pets)

So at this point, thanks to my horrific posting regularity, I likely have about three readers left. . .and that’s only if I text the link to my own Mother.  Otherwise, she won’t read either.  . .Sigh.  I’m committing to getting back on track.  I AM.  Big thanks for hanging in there with me! In the meantime, let’s talk about
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Ever wonder what a type A psycho - who supposedly doesn't care about stuff does at 5:47AM?

Prelude to A Play Date

So we have this neighbor at the end of our block.  She has two sons very close in age to ours’.  She’s all-together and cool, right down to the perfect skinnies and chic boots she rocks while chasing her adorable, compliant kids up and down the block every afternoon. Way out of our league. (I can’t even trust Mac to
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Making Myself A Priority

I have a problem. Actually, I have a husband, two kids, three cats, one dog, and a constantly filthy house. . . So I have a LOT of problems. Yes, they are wonderful problems. . .and I wouldn’t change my life. . . EXCEPT I’d probably endeavor to shower more than 3 times a week.  And I’d probably go to
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The kids are alright. . .

Apologies To My “Starter Kid”

People keep asking so I’ll tell. . . A SECOND BABY AIN’T NO BIG THING. Not that Teddy isn’t just as amazing as Mac. He is. Not that there isn’t a ton of extra gear, and laundry, and planning. . . There is.   Not that there probably won’t be some stupid-ass double wide stroller taking up precious real estate
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