Monthly Archives: June 2014

And I Don’t Even Like Cake Pops…

There are three tiny people making cake pops in my kitchen right now. I don’t even know how this happened. One minute I was discussing the three kids possibly afternoon-ing in the park so I could work on this awesome “child of the ’70s” article for work and answer some…

The Tale Of A Mostly Good Juggler {Sponsored} {And A Contest!}

I’m actually a good juggler. Not, like, an actual juggler, unless you count juggling with two balls, and I can’t imagine that anyone gives any kind of weight to that. What I mean, of course, is the ability to do all of the things that I do. I mean, sure,…

3.5 Days

My kids are still in school this week. Until Thursday, at 11:45. That’s 3.5 more days, for those of you doing the math at home. I mean, the term “school” really mostly just refers to the actual building, since I keep getting word of parties and more parties and more…

That Time I Got Wet For Her: What She’ll Remember

Sometimes when I’m feeling exasperated with my kids and I’m having a Betty Draper Francis kind of day, I worry that this is what they’ll remember. “Mama is a holiday ruiner!” they’ll remember. Because this is true. I always seem to forget that my mostly good kids are, in fact,…

Swollen Batteries (It’s A Thing!) And Swollen Thumbs

Well, it seems that there is something called a swollen battery for your iphone which sounds slightly dirty but also slightly like something you don’t want to happen to your phone and I know this because it is most definitely currently happening to my phone battery and from the way…

What I Can Learn From My Neighbor…And That Kid From The Sixth Sense

This is story that ends well, which is the only reason it is getting told. To remind you — and me — that there are good people in this world, even when our news is filled with senseless and sickening school shootings. 74 since Sandy Hook, 74 too many. One…

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