Category Archives: Adventures in Motherhood

Go the Eff to Sleep!

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? Like many, I have made a list of things to do or change in 2013, but I am not calling them resolutions. Those are something to be broken. Goals, rather, are something to work … Continue reading

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A Picture Isn’t Always Worth a Thousand Words

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When Omelette was a baby, someone snapped a picture of her sleeping on her daddy’s chest as he lay sleeping on the couch. It’s one of those pictures that might trigger the “how sweet” response. But, pictures don’t always tell … Continue reading

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Can’t a Mama Get Some Love?

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I am very familiar with the “Daddy’s girl.” I have two of them. And it drives me crazy. Tuesday night was meet the teacher night at Omelette’s school. She came home all excited about the free pizza that would be served … Continue reading

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“If It Hits You, You’ll Know It”

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One of our local weather guys made this statement of the obvious last night in reference to the large hailstones that were falling throughout the broadcast area. Roostler and I had a good laugh because at that point we had already … Continue reading

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It’s a Threequel!

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What do the following famous parents (fictional and real) all have in common? Carol Brady Danny Tanner (from Full House) Demi Moore/Bruce Willis Melanie Brown (Scary Spice) Denise Richards (with and without Charlie Sheen) Give up yet? Here’s a clue: … Continue reading

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Hunger Games: Good Book, Bad Dinnertime Manners

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Have you read The Hunger Games and/or seen the movie? I finished reading the book a few weeks ago, and I was impressed. It’s the type of novel I would write (if I had the persistence to see such a project through). Give … Continue reading

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Parenting Should Come with Cue Cards

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Shakespeare once penned, “All the world’s a stage/And all the men and women merely players/They have their exits and their entrances/And one man in his time plays many parts…” On the stage that has been set for me, I play … Continue reading

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No Spring Chicken

Having or had a baby past the age of thirty-five? If so, you’re in good company. Several well-known (and lesser known) moms have given birth at an advanced maternal age. According to “Mothers 35 Plus,” this list includes the following: … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Poo

Before we go any further, I should make two things clear: You did read the title right. This is another post about poop. So, if you’re thinking you need to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor, don’t worry. Your … Continue reading

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Karma Has a Color. It’s Blue.

This realization hit me last night. I say “hit me.” What it really did was fall in my lap. And splash all over the car. It all started with spilled milk. You know the saying. Don’t cry over it. Or … Continue reading

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