New Baby Prep and the Threat Level of a Gerbil-Zombie Apocalypse

Like a busy, hugely pregnant beaver I have stocked up on soups, quick home-made frozen meals, ketchup, vitamin water and apple juice.  And french fries.  And teeny, tiny Halloween candy.  (Five bags…)  Also, Costco-bought toilet paper, paper towel, and Kleenex.  And Chicken Pot Pie.  What else does a new mom need?  We’ll be ready for this baby, orContinue reading “New Baby Prep and the Threat Level of a Gerbil-Zombie Apocalypse”

Tantrums. So…my 2 year old and the current presidential nominees

            I’ve got three and a half weeks left until this squirmy, kicky, bladder head-butting little guy makes his appearance.              I’m not sleeping much at night but I am starting to feel better about it, I’m in the home stretch!  I’m really trying to enjoy the time with Ellie,Continue reading “Tantrums. So…my 2 year old and the current presidential nominees”

Elections and Births, How Good Girls Go Bad, Why My Dog is Addicted to Drugs.

Four weeks to go.  FOUR.  I.  can.  do.  it!   Four more weeks until this magical, wonderful, sacred, miraculous experience is over.  Thank.  God.   Yep, about 4 weeks left until the country finally picks between Trump and Hillary on November 8th. Oh, and I’m having a baby a few days later too.  I mayContinue reading “Elections and Births, How Good Girls Go Bad, Why My Dog is Addicted to Drugs.”

Top 10 Signs you’re Really, Really Pregnant:

Top 10 signs you’re really, really pregnant: 10) You’re constantly making lists of what you’ll need in your hospital overnight bag.  You know, which chocolate bars, what kind of chips. 9) If someone mentions ONE MORE TIME how you must be ready to go ANY DAY and you have 6 weeks left…you’re going to tweakContinue reading “Top 10 Signs you’re Really, Really Pregnant:”

Roll down the windows, See past the fear and Connect my friends to Failing as Parent.

BUT THAT’S JUST HOW TEXAS IS: I used to love spring because I got to turn off the heat and roll down the windows and ‘hear the world again’.  And smell the grass (and the mud).  And hear people chatting and dogs barking and the world just seems to come alive after being asleep allContinue reading “Roll down the windows, See past the fear and Connect my friends to Failing as Parent.”