Summer Break 2015: 105 Degrees Fahrenheit

In case you ever wanted to know what it was liked to be trapped inside due to risk of becomingĀ a human baked potato should you step outside, just mosey on down to the Houston area. The high yesterday was ONE HUNDRED AND FREAKING FIVE. Which is obviously what you want when summer break is winding […]

Summer Break 2015: What Day is This and Where Am I?

For the record: I adore my children. They are cool little people and I love that I get to be their mama. They make me laugh out loud and make me feel younger than I am sometimes. But: I am tired. My brain is having a hard time dealing with the non-stop chatter/arguing. I am […]

Summer Break 2015: Days One and Two

On the first day of summer break, I was awakened at 7:23 AM by a knocking noise from the baby monitor, the other end of which is still in my youngest child’s bedroom. She is now five but she is the type of kid you always need one eye on. Also, she refused to claim […]

Thanksgiving

Can I be thankful for Thanksgiving? Because it’s what I am thankful for today. Thanksgiving is the best holiday. Not just because of the pumpkin pie, but because there are no gifts, only food and hangin’ with the fam. Also mashed potatoes. Mashed potatoes are awesome. Growing up, Thanksgiving was kind of chore with the […]

A Break in the Routine

Today my 3rd grader did not have school, so I didn’t take my preschooler to school, either. It was kind of like a Saturday on a Monday, only with fewer obligations. Today I am thankful for this break in the routine. I made blueberry muffins this morning. From a box, obviously, but it was still […]