When we brought baby #2 home in May of 2011, there were a bunch of strange men waiting for us at the house. Guess it’s relevant to note that my husband had hired them to begin digging for a swimming pool. I never would’ve guessed my husband, who hates the water, would want to be responsible for ... » Learn More about Peace of Mind is Priceless (and maybe free if you win!)
If we're pals on social media, you're likely familiar with #HusbandWTF. That's my husband's celebrity name...or whatever. He preferred this nomenclature to his full government name, which was pretty heads-up on his part because I'm not always--how do you say--appropriate? Classy? Professional? At ... » Learn More about This One’s For the (Hydro)Dads!
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
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
For the past year, a pink box has been delivered to my doorstep every month. Each time I find it sitting there, beckoning to me, my insides do a cartwheel like a kid on Christmas morning. The pink box holds new surprises every time, and things I would never think to buy for myself, so they're a fun ... » Learn More about My Pink Box