December 14 18

My life is a literal constant carousel of things my children want me to watch. “Just look at these meme,” the littlest one says. “Read this chart — those are my math grades. And this one. It shows how the Packers are going to make the playoffs,” the middlest one…

December 13 18

I may have mentioned once — read: four thousand times — that Emily is graduating high school in June. {YOU GUYS, EMILY IS GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL HOLD ME} Because of this, many things are happening. Thing the first: I need to come to terms with the fact and I, in…

December 10 18

When the kids were wee and my husband would text me, “I’ve got a work trip,” {Did we even have text back then? Maybe it was a carrier pigeon he used to let me know he was leaving. Ali is old #492: I can’t even remember when texting became a thing.}…

November 21 18

I used to whine write, often, about the BUT WHY stage of parenting and the lack of quiet in my life. But why is Caillou bald? But why do I have to wear pants? But why do we say that the sky is blue when it’s really just gray-ish white? But…

November 16 18

My en suite bathroom light goes on and off at will, and this week it’s having an off week. I now know how to shower, put on makeup, and other bathroom essentials by the mere light of the flashlight app on my iPhone. Yay technology. The timing is extra special,…

November 15 18

This week I gave Isabella the coat off my back. Literally. “Isabella, zip up your coat it’s freezing and you have to walk home from school.” “Mommy, literally my coat is falling apart. It’s way too small I can’t even close it around my sweater and there’s actually no zipper…

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