summer is coming…

Oh happy day! Oh giggle, skip, jump! Summer is coming! Are you ready? Have you booked your camps, your trips, your classes, your vacations, your outings, your playdates, your trips to Target? Have you prepared to break up fights, get no work done, and completely lose your freaking mind? Because here’s the thing about summer “break” […]

Traveling WithOUT Children

I’m a mom with school-aged children who works from home, so my days are pretty routine and predictable. A good chunk of those days is spent feeding people, cleaning up after people, or listening to people. All of this makes me pretty tired at the end of the day so I look forward to when the kiddos […]

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 […]

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 becoming 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 […]