I deserve some freaking flowers.

I deserve some freaking flowers.

Daughters: A mom's best friend. A soul sister. The child who never leaves you even when they grow old... Yeah, ok, maybe. But they forgot to tell you about the part where they almost kill you before they turn twenty. One particularly monumental little daughter of mine started out in life weighing 6 pounds. The [...]

“Dirty dishes belong in the dishwasher, not the sink!!!” …..says every parent ever.

“Dirty dishes belong in the dishwasher, not the sink!!!” …..says every parent ever.

We have a lot of kids around here. Seven of them ranging in age from ten to nineteen. It gets really stressful having this many people in the house, but not for reasons you might assume. Funnily enough, it's not the kids who stress me out. It's my husband, God bless him. Poor G has [...]

Camping, but not like in a tent because who does that.

Camping, but not like in a tent because who does that.

We went camping, all nine of us. We drove for ten hours to get to the first location and nobody died. In my books that's a miracle. You see, I'm not at my best when we are camping. I'm crabby and overtired and my anxiety is always running high. There is of course a perfectly [...]

That’s how we roll

That’s how we roll

We have a variety of special needs in our house. Two of my kiddos take medicine to help them manage their day. Sometimes the younger of the two struggles to remember to take her medicine. Not to worry though, the older one has everything under control... I walked into the kitchen and saw this on [...]

Bad Dreams

Bad Dreams

A little known fact about me: If you wake me up at 5am, I am generally a nice person. This is really saying something because if you wake me up at 7am, you're likely to get your head bitten off. My children have learned through painful experience that you do not stand outside my bedroom [...]

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

In which ugly naked guy is real. “Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.” Anonymous I am currently rewatching all the "Friends" episodes from season one all the way through to the end. Call me old and lame but there it is, I love that show! It’s mindless and perfect for [...]