F* It

Over the weekend we shipped the boys up to my parents house. A trip to their house is my kids’ idea of paradise. First of all, around here we refer to it as “the compound” because it’s not just their house, it’s three combined plots of land where my auntie M, my parents and my […]

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Ok, you guys. I have some news to share. It’s pretty big. And no, I am not pregnant so don’t even think about it. AND NOW I’M SWEATING. A + J is on the map, you guys! I mean, could any map be more significant than this one, made of all of you, my #1 fans […]

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Ok, we’re back with our weekly series of Do You Know About Game of Thrones? I’m actually writing this week’s edition from my car. We spent the morning at the zoo romping around and just as I was deciding what our next move would be some kid pooped on the splash pad and they had to […]

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Hi! Hi! Hi! Did you have a great 4th? Was your weekend as nuts as ours?? I hope so because it’s the best kind of weekend – until it’s over, right? I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve visited A+J and said hi; I guess it’s been a crazy couple of weeks. I just […]

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I’m here! Man, I hope nobody was holding their breath waiting for my Boyz II Men + NKOTB rundown last Friday because as you can tell, it didn’t happen. Long story short, I took the boys to the splash park at the zoo and sweet jesus, talk about a shit show. Abbott apparently cannot STAND […]

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Summer has officially hit around here. To be honest, I hardly know what day it is anymore. I’ve officially hit my stride as a woman left to her own devices – or something like that – in other words, unemployment isn’t completely miserable. But, as I’m sure fellow moms can attest, having kids – even […]

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I have to tell you guys a story. Last week, one morning after I dropped off the boys at school, I went to go jogging on a trail nearby. Shortly after I got onto the trail a young woman ran passed me, ran ahead a ways and then stopped over to the side of the trail. I […]

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I don’t really get a lot of the new-age pop music the kids are listening to these days. And if there has ever been any absolute indication that I’m getting old, it’s this realization. Admittedly, I’m a bit of a party girl at heart. I have a soft spot for spontaneous evenings, stiff drinks made with […]

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The other day, as I mentioned, I set out to make a chores sticker chart to help encourage Matty to pick up his toys, amongst other things. Today I’m here to tell you that that sticker chart is my new best friend! It is in.sane. what a poster board and some dinosaur stickers can do. […]

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