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The greatest gift my children have ever given me (and, no, its not the “unconditional love” you hear about)

For me, and for (probably) most of you, sleep is of utmost importance. As a parent, sleep can often evade us for even small reasons, such as worrying if your kids are alive or dead in their beds. (I’m serious, every night, I’m pretty sure they’re dead up there, or they’ve somehow been abducted. So,… Continue reading The greatest gift my children have ever given me (and, no, its not the “unconditional love” you hear about)

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My 2 year old nephew could (probably) kick my ass

2 years and 10 months ago my brother told me that he was going to be a dad. This was me:      Not only was I excited that I was going to be an aunt for the first time, but I was also excited because now he had his girlfriend locked down for 18… Continue reading My 2 year old nephew could (probably) kick my ass

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Doesn’t everyone keep emergency food in their purse?

Today I took on the monumental task of cleaning out the cesspool that is my purse. (O.K., that was dramatic. It’s not a cesspool, but it is a germ filled bag of mom-crap.) I had been dreading this moment for days. It’s hard to motivate yourself to clean out something small, when you’ve spent the whole… Continue reading Doesn’t everyone keep emergency food in their purse?