My husband and I are both afflicted with Do-It-All-itis. I think the dictionary defines this syndrome as: "An inability to turn down new opportunities. See also: Losing our minds." Between the two of us, I think we have seven jobs. SEVEN. Why?! Because these jobs are connections to the things and ... » Learn More about This is What My Self-Care Looks Like
I've admitted it before: my face ruins things. Wedding photos, rando photos, live television appearances, feelings that I'd rather keep to myself... Some people wear their hearts on their sleeves? Well, mine's all up on my grill. There's no mistaking how I'm feeling; one look at my mug and ... » Learn More about “Mommy, That’s Your Disappointed Face”
If money were as bountiful as my three-year-old’s dinner-time tantrums, I would pay someone to perform the tedious tasks otherwise assigned as Mom’s Responsibilities. Someone else can do the meal planning, shopping, and cooking. It’d be awesome if that someone else would also do the dishes, but I’m ... » Learn More about I’ve Found the Holy Grail of Cleaning Supplies
Upon the close of their first full week back to school, I asked my kiddos the typical Mom questions: What's one new thing you learned so far? Who did you play with at recess? What do you think your favorite subject will be this year? How long do we have until all that fundraising paperwork ... » Learn More about Tales of a Second Grade Anti-Typist
Those who know my husband know he's not into devices. He's ahead of the game when it comes to technology in his classroom, but he still reads an actual newspaper and he's been known to say, "It'll stop" when we tell him his phone is ringing. Also? I'm pretty sure he doesn't even know how to turn on ... » Learn More about Why Are You Always On Your Phone?