Dogs Don’t Wear Shoes

If you stop by my house at, oh, say, 8pm on any given evening, you will find me mopping. I know. It’s sad. Really, really sad. I hadn’t expected the floors to get THIS dirty. We are a no-shoes-in-the-house family.  The Hubs has been strict about this to the point that my kids typically pull [Read On]

Fill In The Blank Friday

image from via we heart it 1.   Blogging is my way of keeping life in perspective – and letting me laugh at my family myself. 2.  A current fashion trend I wish I was brave enough to wear is a bikini. (Ok, not a current trend, but I haven’t worn one since my honeymoon. Sorry, honey.) [Read On]

Wordless Wednesday: This is how I feel when someone/somedog wees on my floor.

Maybe not so much Mad as Sad.

Each night at dinner, we share the worst part, and then the best part of our day. Its a lovely tradition that initiates conversation at the dinner table that we may not ordinarily get to hear. (How many times have you asked “what did you do today?” to which the response has been “Nothing”???) Anyways…. [Read On]

A Post Title I'm Really Proud of

Today is Day 3 of SITS “Back to Blogging Event”, and today’s assignment is to share a post whose title I’m really proud of. To be honest, my favorite title is still in the “Drafts Column” – which means I really, really need to get that bugger posted. It was a tough call. One of [Read On]


So, in my last post, I took a look back at my very first blog post from May 2008 – which left me browsing through a few other early posts…. ….and came across one where Boo, then 4, was having constant meltdowns and we were having some major power struggles. Huh. And then another one, [Read On]


If anyone is looking for the sand from the school playground – it is here on my hallway floor…. …and in Boo’s shoes….and in Pea’s underpants…and on the bathroom floor… Seriously, you could do a softshoe dance in my hallway. (I know, I did…step, step, shuffle slide…) Despite my ear-splitting “NOOOOOOOooooooooooo!” every single day after [Read On]

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