Archive for the parenting humor Tag

It’s the Friday Funny: Husband v. Used Car

Just before Teddy was born, we got a “new to us” car.  There was just no way I could cram another car seat into my VW convertible.   And while I’d love to be a one car family, Baltimore just isn’t completely there yet with its public transportation system. . . Anyway, it was a used car but a NICE
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Another Dirty Little Parenting Secret. . .

It’s time for me to reveal yet another dirty little parenting secret:  I’ve been co-sleeping.  With Teddy.  A. LOT. Pretty much part of every night. I. KNOW! Or I don’t know? I’m not sure what to make of it? With Mac we were SO determined to keep him out of our bed, I spent countless nights on his bedroom floor.
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Friday Funny: Toddler’s First Insult

If you’re on Twitter, you might have already seem similar content. . . However, the occasion was so important I wanted to make sure I properly recorded it:  MAC DOLED OUT HIS FIRST INSULT!!! The target? Mommy.  Of course. Notice the coat I’m wearing in this photo.  I REALLY like this coat.  It’s super warm, it fits well, it’s not
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Stuff We Love: Thinkfun Move & Groove

GAH!  It’s WINTER. And I’m down. The days are short. . .but SO SO SO LONG. If you read regularly, you know I am an outdoors addict.  My favorite place is outside.  Simple as that. But when the wind chill is pushing sub-zero, I can’t with good conscience drag the kids into my outdoor euphoria. . . And some days
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That! Oh S%&*$T Not THAT!! ANYTHING BUT THAT!!!

Teddy hasn’t gotten much press here. . .   Mostly because he’s busy taking up all of my time with poor sleeping and other various willful and assertive acts. . . At some point in the past six weeks. . .or maybe months?  (He is the younger kid.  I’m terrible.), he started pointing at everything and screaming “THAT!” Uh hum.
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Friday Funny: The Happy New Year Edition

Somehow I find myself awake, alone and without any pressing chores this morning.  That hasn’t happened since before Teddy was born over a year ago. Teddy.  He’s a willful little creature.  And not a stellar sleeper.  For all the complaining I did about Mac’s sleeping, I realize now he was really a rock star compared to most children. I was
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New Year’s Eve Mystery: A Story About A Bitch and Her Broom. . .

So, we have a lot of catching up to do. . .And I own that mess.  And I’m hoping I can clean it all up. . . Anyway, speaking of cleaning up. . . I actually like like like some of the women I met at the neighbor’s playgroup nearly a year ago.  And when the weather is good we
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“Your Children Have Magnificent Heads”

OF HAIR? MAGNIFICENT HEADS OF HAIR?! RIGHT?!!!!! THESE BOYS HAVE GREAT HAIR! Nope. Not.  Even.  Close. “So Mom, these kids have ginormous heads.  How did that work out for you?  Ouch.” Said the volunteer at the Patterson Park Pagoda. Is this even happening?   What?   Hold up. You’ve seen my children and all you can mention is that they
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Parenting Fail? Teeing Up A Shitty September. . .And October. . .And FOREVER!?

BLERGH!! My head is spinning. . .and it’s not lack of sleep and copious booze (this time). Positively spinning. . . I feel like I just got a gigantic bucket of obligatory preschool activity shit dumped on me. And what have I done? sign up.  STROKE CHECK.  sign up.  STROKE CHECK.  sign up.  STROKE CHECK. erhmahgawd we’ll be broke in
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Life Lesson: The Boy Who Cried Poop

It’s been a while. I’m too scared to check my blog stats so I have no idea if anyone visits here any longer. Because that’s EXACTLY how I deal with unpleasant things I’m terrified of. . .ignore, deny, avoid. Except sometimes a situation is so nefarious, so dire, so urgent it MUST be immediately addressed. . . Like when your
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