Monthly Archives: March 2015

Topic ‘O the Morning to You

On those 3 days of the week when we have our “early” mornings, the kids and I often arrive at their school with a few minutes to spare.  I don’t mind.  I usually give them some fruit snacks and we … Continue reading

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Done What May

This weekend was a real struggle.  I couldn’t tell you why.  I just felt so low and burnt out.  We spent much of Saturday helping at Stella’s school.  That’s actually pretty awesome.  The staff asks that families come in one … Continue reading

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Call’s Well That Ends Well

Stella has her own iPhone.  It’s not what you think.  A long while ago, Will found one abandoned with a shattered screen and no SIM card.  At the same time, we were getting tired of wrestling our daughter for possession … Continue reading

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Highway to Yell

I became “that asshole” this weekend – the one yelling at her kids in the front yard. I don’t know what was going on with me.  Maybe it’s the weeks without a break from kids and/or work.  Maybe it’s hormones.  … Continue reading

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Ren(aissance) and Stimpy

We had a cool weekend – a super cool weekend.  From a parade to a foam machine to gardening to dinosaur fossils.  Random observations: For the second year in a row, a St. Patrick’s day parade put my son to … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It, and I Feel Pine

My son has a love affair with pine cones.  Don’t ask me why.  For months now, whenever we go for walks or to a park, if there are pine cones about, he sets about hoarding them.  It’s odd. As such, … Continue reading

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Let’s Cake a Deal

My son has developed an awful new habit.  He eats sand.  Do you have any idea how disgusting that is?  How disgusting that sounds to my ears as his tiny little molars grind on grains of quartz?  It started at … Continue reading

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Wake Me Out to the Ballgame

I’ve bitched a lot about sleep deprivation since I started this blog.  For years, I’ve complained about being tired and moaned (justifiably) about how early my children wake up every single day.  Monday should have been sweet – a moment … Continue reading

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Give Peace a France

We began our introduction to France and the French culture this weekend.  When I actually stop and remember that my target audience is only 2 and 4 years old, I think we’re doing pretty well.  Also, when I take Stella’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Lunatic Binge

If I had to try to sum up the past few months of my life, I would say that it’s been occupied by the pursuit of balance.  After 4+ years of being snowed under by pregnancies, nursing, young babies, survival, … Continue reading

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