Let’s just say expectations don’t always match reality.
So much mental energy thinking about it and really, what for? I got a coffee out of the deal. I got a crazy-eyed photo out of the deal. I’m good with the law. What was the problem here?
Take heart. I bet you have it together more than you think. For goodness sake, it’s not like you still… Read more Feeling frazzled? To-do list too long?
Today the shortest and most precocious member of the household woke me up full of ideas. Could we surprise daddy with early late father’s day? Could we get a cat and name him Sparky Fur?
Me at the beginning of holidays: Me at the end: I am spent. I have nothing more to give. This… Read more Spent.
That was the three-year-old in response to stuffing being placed on her thanksgiving plate. The nerve! You don’t even want… Read more I don’t like onions! I make them cry!
I started this blog a little more than a year ago and so much has changed in that time. I… Read more A year later: broken open but not broken
It has taken three Christmases, two Easters and numerous birthdays and anniversaries since my mom passed away, but I think I finally found the sweet spot: The spot where I incorporate memories of my mom into a holiday celebration without repeating the Great Christmas Meltdown of 2015.
After we lit our Christmas tree this year, my nearly three-year-old daughter stood back and declared, “it’s bluetiful mommy!” She… Read more It’s a “Bluetiful” Christmas
That time you swept and mopped your entire (tile) house from stem to stern and your toddler proceeded to spill… Read more This is why I don’t clean.