Category Archives: parenting moments

Last night I hung out with my modern family. No, not the Dunphys and the Pritchetts (although it’s true that the very fact that we were hanging out with them last night is what motivated this post). I’m talking about my modern family. These bozos. Last night we gathered downstairs to watch Modern Family, like […]

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This is how I’ve been living my life since September. Parents of current or former high school seniors will understand. While it’s true that I’ve spent the past two or three years (over)thinking this time in our lives, nothing I imagined could have prepared me for how fast it came flying at — and by […]

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Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it. Most of you know that I didn’t really say that. This guy gets the credit for those words of wisdom. But although the words might not be mine, the sentiment is something that I’ve been feeling full […]

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When your kids are little you never think the day will come when they’ll actually leave home. Sure, you joke about it, as in “One day when you’re gone I’m turning your room into a crafting paradise and getting rid of your cat” or you might wistfully imagine a day when there’s not empty glasses, dirty […]

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Today’s post brought to you by my sinuses. But really. I’m all congested and drippy at the same time and my head is pounding and my stomach is queasy and I just. need. to. go. back. to. bed.  So I arbitrarily picked this oldie for you. No kidding, I opened up my post screen, randomly […]

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When your kids get older, Halloween becomes a lot different (more on that later in the week). But even though one of my kids hasn’t dressed up and gone trick-or-treating in a few years and this may be one of the last years for the other one, I have many, many fun memories of Halloweens […]

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I’ve already been to college. Twice. It might surprise some of you to know that I actually have a Master’s Degree when to read most of my posts it appears that I’m nothing but a lazy, shallow TV watchin’, celebrity gossip lovin’, wine drinkin’ kind of a girl.  Don’t get me wrong: I’m definitely all […]

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I never had a Cabbage Patch Kid. I think maybe it was because in the early 80’s when they really took off and became popular I was too old to play with dolls. Or maybe it was because they were ugly as shit. Whichever it was, the fact that I was never a fan became […]

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