Today I got stung in the ass by a wasp at a two-year-old birthday party. I tried to think of a clever intro to work my way up to that statement, but sometimes, you just gotta start with the punchline.The day started out pretty well-I woke up and read to the kids, we went to … Continue reading Best Mom Tip #172: CYA. Literally.
I got pulled over for speeding today. The cop, who looked a good 10 years younger than me, told me to slow it down--especially since I had a little one in the car (the other two weren't with me). I'm glad I didn't get a ticket, but I somehow feel cheated. Teenagers ALWAYS get tickets. … Continue reading Best Mom Tip #128: Watch out for blue lights
I mentioned yesterday that we went to Disney World last week. Here are some pictures:This is my beautiful daughter. She is magical and full of twirly goodness. She is also kind, loving, and very good at accessorizing.This is my older son. He is mischievous and lives with enthusiasm. He is into big hugs, big jumps, … Continue reading Best Mom Tip #124: Embrace the family vacation, Part 2
I bought a minivan. I have sworn for as long as I've been aware of minivans that I would never drive one.My mom had one of the first versions of the minivan in the early '90s and I had to drive it to work at Ruby Tuesday on occasion. One fine summer evening I was … Continue reading Best Mom Tip #75: Eat your words