Whatever: Gifts for Tween Girls

November 2016 has been a historically crazy month. Thanksgiving gatherings no doubt will also be historically crazy this year. But pay attention, my discombobulated friends: Christmas is coming. And your tween girl is already rolling her eyes about it. Probably. I mean she’d actually have to be listening to you to roll her eyes at […]

Let’s Be Bad Moms at Alamo Drafthouse

The longer I’m a mom the less I care about SO MANY things. I care about my kids, obviously, but I don’t really care about what other people think about how I parent. And that? Makes me feel like a bad mom sometimes. Which is probably ironic. But I came of age when Alanis Morisette’s […]

summer and time

On the second day of summer break my girls were already planning what they will pack for lunch and snack on their first day of school. In August. Why, oh WHY are they in such a hurry to have time pass? The next school year will put them in first grade and fifth grade. They are […]

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” […]

On Wednesdays

I’ve made a huge mistake. I’ve become one of the Moms Who Volunteer at my kids’ school. My children are the light of my life and I would do anything to help them learn or create a better experience for them BUT… I don’t necessarily feel that way about other people’s kids… Which puts me in […]