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Who Wants to Ride Shotgun?

Who Wants to Ride Shotgun?

Momservation: If you aren’t able to entertain yourself then maybe someone doesn’t like their own company.

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So I didn’t make Forbes list of 

Oh No You Di-int Judge My Parenting

Oh No You Di-int Judge My Parenting

Momservation: If I’m not going to win Mother of the Year, I hope there’s at least a good consolation prize.

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But Wait! There's More!

But Wait! There's More!

Momservation: One of these years I’m going to boycott emergency cards and just tell my kid: “Don’t get hurt.”

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Why does going back to school require so much paperwork?

I think I might just hate filli

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Try Something NEW!!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Try Something NEW!!

2013 Weekly Challenge #33: Try something New!

As school starts, the days shorten, and summer starts to wane, I have been finding myself in a rut. I am doing the same things on the same days week after week after week and it feels like Groundhog Day. Nothing feels new or fresh. Am I alone?

Going at Life with Eyes Wide Open

Going at Life with Eyes Wide Open

Momservation: Summer coming to an end is like getting water up your nose after the perfect cannon ball.

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OMG! This was, like, the BEST summer EVERRRRR!

Okay, sorry about that.

Floaties in an Ocean of Grief

Floaties in an Ocean of Grief

Momservation: No one has a child to spare.

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I really wanted to be business as usual today: whine about the trials of parenting, share a funny anecdote, throw together a tips list, and in the process do some light Kardashian bashing.

Peanut butter M&M blondies

Peanut butter M&M blondies

We had a rough morning, y’all.

Katie’s first playdate with a new friend had to be rescheduled because her brother so inconveniently spiked a fever and was a pile of misery. Two piles of misery, if I’m honest.

Her disappointment, combined with his lethargy, called for drastic measures.

And sometimes, my friends, the only answer to a rough morning is baking something fantastic.

My pantry isn’t exactly stocked with baking ingredients since the big whole foods purge this spring.

Blondies were the perfect solution since they require very few ingredients (all of which are pretty basic) and they’re ready to eat in no time.

These brought a ray of sunshine into an otherwise gloomy day…... Read More