February, for whatever reason, has always been celebrated as a month of romance. Probably because it’s short, and it means less time to bother with gifts and things that are pink. Twenty-eight days is more than enough to rally around a naked baby with wings carrying a bucket full of sharp, heart-shaped arrows so that […]
If Men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then toddlers must be from a completely different solar system. I often wonder if my toddlers and I are speaking the same language. We’re not, but when I have 45 seconds to myself I like to waste it by pondering about things I can’t do […]
Parenting, like life, is mostly guessing, some common sense, and a lot of mistake making. So, when I hear the term “Epic Fail,” I think of the time: I thought my toddler was old enough to color without being supervised. And she painted a series of symbols on her arm that may or may not […]
Since I can’t seem to get my toddlers to eat anything that isn’t raisins or pickles, I decided to boost my self-confidence as a parent and feed the birds. Because who doesn’t love having bird poop all over their yard? Thanks to Pinterest—the June Cleaver of crafting—my desire to create fun and exciting crafts is […]
The dishes are dirty, the floor needs vacuuming, and it's noisy. But, the company is warm and I hear the writing isn't too bad either.