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When Aunt Flo pays a visit | Let’s talk Tweens and Periods #momlife

If you were brave enough to actually click the link and get this far, you must be the mother of a pre-teen daughter. If you are a dude who clicked on this headline thinking this is would be a lesson in punctuation, I am going to say “menstruation” and lose you right…about….NOW. Ladies, are you… Read More When Aunt Flo pays a visit | Let’s talk Tweens and Periods #momlife

humor, motherhood, parenthood

Mommy, What Does My Name Mean?

Sara (6 years old):“Mommy, what does my name mean?” Me: “It means ‘beautiful girl.“ Jacob (piping up from the couch): “So, what does my name mean?”  Me: “Your name means ‘truthful.‘”  *pause* “What does your name mean, Mom?“ Me: “It means ‘super intelligent‘ and ‘all-knowing.‘” *pause* “Are you sure it doesn’t mean “terrible beast?“ “..or… Read More Mommy, What Does My Name Mean?

kids, No Bummer Summer, parenthood

NO Bummer Summer-4 Great Sources for Kick-Butt Summer Activities

I am a “List-ho”I love lists. Making lists. Cross stuff off lists. Why? It keeps me on task and my memory is dog-crap it’s empowering to cross things OFF.  One of my main “lists” right now is No Bummer Summer activities and in lieu of that, I have been hard-core on the hunt for fun… Read More NO Bummer Summer-4 Great Sources for Kick-Butt Summer Activities

humor, parenthood

Top Ten Signs You’re Past The “Baby Fever” Stage

1. Your current “babies” are all sportin backpacks, wiping their own butts, and saying things to you like “Mom, what’s ‘sex’ mean?” 2. You’ve switched from Red Clover Tea to “enhance your fertility” to Monster Energy Drinks so you can “stay up past 9:30 p.m.” 3. Your “lube” of choice is now Vicks for your… Read More Top Ten Signs You’re Past The “Baby Fever” Stage