Survival Mode

As you know, we are a family of 7.  That means we have five, count 'em five {head-counts are a necessity with five} little people who depend on us for everything.  I am constantly asked: "How do you do it." Standard reply: "We just do it." But, recently I started thinking: "How do we do…

Shaft-ed, but not Forgotten

There's a guy who walks by my side day in and day out.  The stresses of daily living easily take their toll.  We spend most of our time parenting little people.  And by parenting, I mean acting as referee.  Most of our day is spent yelling, er, saying: "Stop fighting!" "{S}he was playing with that first.…

Are you done yet?

**In order to enjoy this blog, please read in your {friendly} sarcastic voice** Once you decide to reproduce, you are now opening yourself up to constant judgement and ridicule and incessant questions about how many little wonders {gremlins} you will be gracing {burdening} the world's presence with. You learn a lot about society's statutes on family…

Westworld-ly Glorious

WARNING: COULD BE CONSIDERED TO CONTAIN SPOILERS My husband and I love the entertainment industry.  Television and movies... it is our thing.  But, we have opposite taste in these things.  He is more of an 80's action-Rambo-all the Texas Chainsaw remakes kinda guy and I am more of the A Few Good Men - make me…

Hatchamable-gate

I love my kids.  A lot.  Dare I say "too much" {if that's a thing}.  I am amazed by all of their sweet little features.  I am in awe of their beautiful personalities.  There isn't anything I wouldn't do for them.  I want to give them the world.  {insert favorite cliches regarding motherhood here}.  A few…

Trolstice: Trauma or Treasure

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS I cannot tell you the number of times I have watched a "kid's movie" with my kids and wondered how it received a G or even PG rating.  There are those that have emotionally complex story lines {think Inside Out} subtle violence {think Tangled and that frying pan} or adult humor {think Deadpool.  Kidding;…

The New Mullet

I was recently introduced to Lularoe.  When it started I just wanted to help a friend earn some rewards at a party.  I thought, "I like leggings so I'll just get a pair to wear around the house."  And ERMAGHERD...obsessed.  Now, if you are anti-Lularoe, I lost you already.  But, hang with me, if you…