Mommy Said Yes!!

It was a morning like so many others.    My son woke up before sunrise. His heavy footfalls on the bunk bed steps would probably wake me anyway, but amplified by the monitor that still sits by my bedside, he sounds like a small elephant crashing through any dream world I might be in. True…

Reflections on Conscious Coupling

Sheesh! Lots of talk on the interwebs today about consciously uncoupling. Who’s doing it & what the hell does that even mean? Eh, no one here in Toddlerville has a clue about that stuff. ‘Round these parts we are all about the coupling that was solidified 3 years ago today. That would be Hubs &…

Lost Fox Hunting

Alright, I’m a military brat. We fall into 2 categories – the ones that care about having stuff, and the ones that don’t. For me, all my things make me feel at home, even when I know its just stuff. I’m the creepy Junk Lady muppet at the end of Labyrinth. Seriously, I’m practically a…

Maybe He’s Allergic to Sleep?

“Am I sleeping? Have I slept at all?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club This was how yesterday began. Having only gone to sleep around 2am, I wake up barely after five as Summer Boy climbs into bed with me. And, although I’m honestly still asleep, I can tell by how alert he is that he’s been…

Resolve or Evolve, THAT is the Question

Time really does accelerate the older you get, doesn’t it? Because, seriously, 2014?!!? I’d swear it was just 2004 last year.  For our family 2013 was a year of significant change. Although, to be honest the last 5 years has been full of changes for me. Whether they be new relationships, babies, offices, homes, jobs, classes, teeth,…

What is it about Mondays?

Seriously, Monday sucked. Not because it was laundry day. Although, that was likely a factor. It was one of those rare days when I had planned to do the grown up chores that I really needed to get done. Ya know, like: What the hell to have for dinner this week so we don’t blow…