allergies, candy, distractions, randomness, silliness, stay at home mom, suburbs, truth, wine

No, I didn’t have candy corn for breakfast

It was a rough weekend. Really it started going downhill last week. I woke up last Monday with a busted blood vessel in my eye (thanks, Allergies). I look like I've been in a fight or an accident. Honestly, my skin was breaking out last week like whoa, so really I looked like a drug addict.… Continue reading No, I didn’t have candy corn for breakfast

distractions, hey look a squirrel, hijinks, imaginary friends, old pop culture references, screen time, shenanigans, silliness, tomfoolery

KLG is my spirit animal

I love me some Kathie Lee. I've been turning on the ol' boob tube in the mornings now that my girls are in school and I find myself adoring Kathie Lee Gifford more and more every time I watch her. Check out this gem from this morning:     Isn't she the best? I know… Continue reading KLG is my spirit animal

distractions, heat, hey look a squirrel, houston, humidity, open letters, randomness, shenanigans, silliness, suburbs

An Open Letter to Mosquitoes

Dear Mosquitoes: I am writing to inform you I am extremely disappointed in your recent behavior. Despite our lifelong feud, I have made every effort to make our coexistence easier. I have tried to ignore you hoping you would, in turn, ignore me. Not only did that not work, but it's resulted in some of… Continue reading An Open Letter to Mosquitoes

back to school, children, distractions, gratitude, home, kindergarten, me time, mom blog, motherhood, positive energy, stay at home mom, work at home mom, writing

(un)prepared for the next stage

Since my oldest daughter was born nine (almost nine and a half) years ago, I really haven't had an abundance of child-free time. Now that I think about it, even before she was born my life was pretty kid-centric; in the years before she joined our family I worked at preschools, first in Miami and… Continue reading (un)prepared for the next stage