I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now but haven’t been really sure of how to start or what to really say at all. So here goes nothing. I’m 38 years old and I’m a little mushy all over…and I don’t want to be mushy all over. I’m 38 years old, work … More The Goal
7:50pm and I have the urge to bake almond pound cake. The recipe is my mother’s and everything about baking almond cake makes me think of her. From the smell of almond extract to licking out the bowl-it has my mother’s kitchen written all over it. But my biggest memory and smile comes at the … More A pinch of nostalgia in late night baking
She whipped a candy at me. Yep, my lovely little girl went too far tonight. Welcome to “I’m a tired little kid that doesn’t know how to just chill out. I’m going to make everyone unhappy because I’m unhappy”. Welcome to motherhood at its finest. Wanna test your abilities as an adult? Try reasoning with … More She’s a beast when she’s tired. Moments being a mom sucks.
I think the majority of us are guilty of taking on more than we intend to. I work all week and can manage to get the basics taken care of so when the weekend comes I have a to do list a mile long. Somehow I managed to neglect half my list and ended up … More Biting off more than I can chew
Growing up I had what was considered the norm at the time. A mom and a dad who loved eachother and loved their two kids. Divorce was a foreign concept to me. I have wonderful memories from my childhood. A stable home life, family vacations, reasonable expectations and lots of love. All the things I … More He Brushed Her Hair Today
It’s another night at our dinner table. Three kids under the age of ten and two adults. I’d like to say there is lots of laughing and communicating at our table but for the most part, us adults are just trying to get the kids to eat what’s on their plate and the stories can … More If you’re gonna act like an animal…
You know when you’re contemplating getting a puppy and your mind is pretty much just thinking about the awesome puppy stage? The reality is, you really don’t think too much about what you’re going to do with that dog when you go away or when it gets sick and there are massive vet bills. Or … More Parenting is so much more than parenting….
I finally caved. I’ve had enough of my bathroom towels smelling funky after they’ve only been used a few times. I gathered up a bunch of our towels tonight and decided to try a widely popular remedy for towel stink. According to the internet the main cause of towel stink is caused by soap and … More Solving Stinky Towels
If you’re a parent you will be able to relate to this blog today. If you’re not a parent then you will have no idea what any of this feels like. Lucky you! I’m talking about the imaginary time clock that parents check out on at night. That wonderful time when we get to … More Checking out at bedtime
My plan was to try and blog every couple of days. It’s been much longer than a few days and I really wish I had a good excuse for not sticking to the plan. I’m great at coming up with excuses, so here are a few. It’s really cold and dark in our basement where … More How time flies…