why you want kids

I get asked this question more times than I thought could ever be possible. “Why should I have kids?” Pin It Mostly from 20-somethings, married for 2 or 3 years, wondering what their next step in life will be.  My friend, Janetha, thinks that she might never have kids.  Monica is struggling with the “when” …

thursday’s theme and naptime problems

I’m writing this during naptime. Or what has, in the last week or so, been renamed, “Kids who don’t nap but yell from their cribs to a Mama who needs a little break”-time.  Is it still taboo to give your kids Benadryl when they don’t need it?  Yes?  Dang. Future Jedi & Little Miss North …

not doing it

I’ll make this really short. (Because it’s New Year’s Eve and NO ONE should be reading blogs and geeking out on their computer.  You should be getting pissed drunk, taking shots out of someone’s belly button.  That’s the plan for us, at least.) I’m not making any resolutions for 2012.  Or goals.  Or life changes. They …

it’s a sandwich in a can

**Last day to enter the Gymboss giveaway! Ends tonight!** Today, I had to decide between blogging and family. Family will always win that battle. Especially over the next week, so I apologize in advance if my posts are sporadic. (Is writing a post, saying that you aren’t going to post, a real post or not?) I’m not …

pumpkinfest 2011–a glimpse

Just for you, Janetha! Yesterday was fabulous!  We spent the entire day together as a family – we played, we ate, we cuddled.  We lived life. Today will be a repeat. If you missed yesterday, I posted the results to my GAME!  And yes, I CAN clap with one hand.  ;) P.S.  Come back tomorrow …