Some deep thoughts and not-so-deep thoughts for you.Read More
I’m used to working from home. I’m used to running kids to extra-curricular activities. I’m used to working from home with kids around, although I’m still generally terrible at it. But I’m better than I used to be. What I’m not used to is working from home while homeschooling AND keeping up with extra-curricular activities…Read More
I never write product posts. This is not that sorta blog. So you’re probably expecting me to be snarky or something here. But surprise! I just have to share this with you because the holiday season is coming up and you probably need present ideas that don’t suck. Ohmygoodgawd do I hate buying something for my…Read More
If I were to sit down and make a list of things that I’m good at, I’d probably include: making dinner out of whatever is around being 10 minutes late to anything that’s not a work function, wedding, or funeral, and justifying why I should have cake today (there’s always a reason if you think hard…Read More
We try to give our kids the tools to live happy, successful lives. But here, I believe, is the BEST ADVICE you can ever drill into your children’s brains and we just don’t say it enough: Don’t procreate with a jackass. You can use different words when imparting my suggested advice, but I think “jackass”…Read More
A variation of this piece was published on ScaryMommy.com on November 15, 2015. The early days of the “blended family” project Sunday morning Benjamin came padding into my room — make that “our” room — around 7. “Mom,” he said. “I was looking out my window and I saw a … wait,…Read More
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