Monthly Archives: February 2013

Itsy- Bitsy-Teeny-Weeny-Yellow-Polka-Dot-Tankini

Reflecting back on my latest water park experience I feel the need to comment on  a major observation I made: I really need to get in on this whole tankini business.  Not as in “I need to purchase a tankini” … Continue reading

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Eight Cheap-Ass Mistakes

I long ago learned to live a very non-materialistic, frugal lifestyle.   I’m completely fine with this–in fact frugality and finding a good sale is one of my better talents.  Why pay $1.00 more for a box of Lucky Charms … Continue reading

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F You, Pinterest, and Happy Valentine’s Day Too

The only holiday that I ever feel completely inadequate, unprepared, and like a complete jackass of a mother around, is Valentine’s Day.  How can a person feel like a jackass around a holiday that is comprised of hearts and love … Continue reading

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So, What You’re Saying is That I Shouldn’t Treat My Kids Like a Dog?

I really really really love my kids.  I also really really really love our dog.  Now I know it’s a different kind of love, the love you have for your kids vs the love you have for your furry little … Continue reading

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OK Fine, I’ll Apologize

For the past nine years my husband has had the task of getting himself and the kids fed, dressed, and out of the door on time and with minimal emotional and psychological scarring. I had it easy; I simply got … Continue reading

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The Five Reasons I’m a Total F’ing Hypocrite

Before I had my oldest son, I had ideals.  I had a vision.  I knew how I was going to parent and I had a picture in my head of how I was going to raise my children.  I thought … Continue reading

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