Paper Pants and Pull Cords: Tales from the Secret Birth Club

We love telling our kids about the day they were born. They love hearing the story and we love reminiscing. Recently, my husband added a few parts I forgot about. Thinking back, maybe forgetting was intentional.  Now, some people might find these things TMI or whatever. Personally, I don't think enough of the real parts… Continue reading Paper Pants and Pull Cords: Tales from the Secret Birth Club


The Day I Got Stuck in a Dressing Room

Ok, here's the thing. I got stuck in a dressing room. Not my finest moment, but because I promised to share real-life moments, I won't keep this little gem to myself. Yesterday was the first day of spring. It was warm and sunny and beautiful. Birds were singing, trees were blooming. I was sneezing like… Continue reading The Day I Got Stuck in a Dressing Room

Me, Product Reviews

The Preparation H Incident

Before I get into what happened, let me start at the beginning. We had a rough month. The kids had the flu and double ear infections. One also had strep. We went through weeks of high fevers, doctors visits and zero sleep for mommy. Once they were finally better, my husband got sick. Cue single… Continue reading The Preparation H Incident


Just Laugh

All the boxes and bags had been ripped and torn open on Christmas morning. Toys were scattered along the floor ready to be played with for the first time…and what does my child gravitate to first? The $2 whoopee cushion from his stocking. (You know, the bag you blow up and when squeezed or sat… Continue reading Just Laugh

Me, Mommy

It’s Just the Angle, Right?

It's a funny thing, how you start to have a new take on life and things suddenly start happening to make you question everything. I was just starting to convince myself to look beyond the surface when this phone incident happened. I'm very cautious with my kids. We have outlet covers, door guards, magnetic locks on… Continue reading It’s Just the Angle, Right?

Marriage, Me

Rogue One: An Imperfect Date Story

(You'll understand the title a little later. It makes me chuckle a little too hard.) At one time, I had extra time to get all dressed up for a date, including actually shaving my legs. I'm talking really shaved, not just the quarter leg quick shave. I could look close in a mirror to pluck… Continue reading Rogue One: An Imperfect Date Story