Confessions Of A Stay At Home Mom

Confession: I’ve yelled at the dog already today and it isn’t 8am yet. After running back into the house numerous times AFTER getting the kids all buckled in so I can fetch the snacks I forgot, then Ellie’s water, then switching Benji’s pacey out for a clean one because he flung his to the floorContinue reading “Confessions Of A Stay At Home Mom”

Healing America’s Broken Heart.

I don’t know if my Canadian friends have heard about the shooting that took place in Alexandria?   It was at a ball field where some Republicans were practicing for a bipartisan charity baseball game.  (Which has since taken place).  About 20 minutes from where we used to live.  With just-born Ellie. This was aContinue reading “Healing America’s Broken Heart.”

Angela, The Fashionista. Or, Will Ellie Still Love Me When She Realizes I Have the Fashion Sense of a 12 Year Old

Ellie had a play date this week – right between getting over a mysterious fever and then coming down with a cold.  It was with her friends from school, at a splash park.  Maybe I should have cancelled but the fever was long gone and the cold hadn’t shown yet. Anyway, it’s kind of funContinue reading “Angela, The Fashionista. Or, Will Ellie Still Love Me When She Realizes I Have the Fashion Sense of a 12 Year Old”

Fear and Teething in Texas, or, Top Three Ways To Survive TEETHING BABIES (when you can’t just drop them off at Nana’s)

Top Three Ways To Survive TEETHING BABIES (when you can’t just drop them off at Nana’s)     1) Eat lots of chocolate.  Lots, and Lots.  And LOTS.    2) Two words.  Frozen.  Banana.  (In a mesh teething bag – they have them in the grocery stores)    3) Try EVERYTHING.  Most of the stuff outContinue reading “Fear and Teething in Texas, or, Top Three Ways To Survive TEETHING BABIES (when you can’t just drop them off at Nana’s)”