Author Archives: ali

On Laundry: Who Says Mommy Blogs Are Dead?

Every time more than one seemingly bad thing happens in a row, instinctively and without thought, I throw my hands up in the air and say, “Maybe Mercury is in Retrograde!”  Now, here’s where I let you know that I have absolutely not one clue what mercury in retrograde actually…

That Time I Ugly Cried So I Could Give You Some Wonder

If you ask Emily, she’s not the favorite. She feels overlooked. If you ask Josh, he’s not the favorite. He feels overlooked. If you ask Isabella, she’s not the favorite. She feels overlooked. If you have ever talked to a parent, been a parent, watched a television show about a…

{My} Anxiety Is:

The constant need to be busy. Being on the go is a bit like a drug to feed the anxiety beast. If I’m working several jobs, if I’m focused on my new ballet classes OrangeTheory classes or 6th grade math homework 7th grade math homework or taking multiple photography classes or making lists…

I Am the Phyllis Nefler of Exercising

“You never finish anything you start!” “What about the PTA?” “You quit!” “Well, that was just because it conflicted with Save the Whales.” “Uh huh. Then what happened?” “Well, I, uh, thought Hands Across America was more important.” “Well I rest my case!” I’m really awesome at the whole starting part. Because,…

This Is What It’s Like To Be Me

Congratulations! Welcome to your new iPhone 8! It’s easy peasy to set this all up. You will  just need to back up all of your files on your old phone. A back up has not been done since November of 2016 so this will probably take 14 hours to transfer purchases from your…

They Are Boy Meets Worlds Living In A M*A*S*H World

I just spent over an hour deleting over 300 spam comments. Which is, I guess, a literal dusting off the old blog. The back end of this website has always been a bit of a mess but it’s been around since the dinosaur ages of blogging and with the exception…

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