College Spring Break Ain’t For The Weak Hearted.

As I am writing this my fingers are still numb from an earlier lacrosse game where it was below 40 degrees and I froze my A@@ off. But I love my kids! I’m on my second cup of coffee and scalded my tongue so now you know how my day is going. AND it’s the… Continue reading College Spring Break Ain’t For The Weak Hearted.

My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.

Hellooooooooo! (Ms. Doubtfire voice) So let’s talk empty nest readiness. Are you ready for them to GET OUT? (Amityville Horror voice). I’m sure no parent is really ready for them all to leave home for good. And to keep from crying about it I do the following:  Think of all the grocery money I’ll save… Continue reading My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.

Babies, Bottles and Milk Maidens from Hell.

Hey Mama! I’m giving encouragement to the new and expecting moms today. However, the older moms (like me and I don’t mean ancient) can chime in and give encouragement too. Let me start by saying, this is controversial and I know I’ll probably piss off some of you and that’s ok. I can’t make all… Continue reading Babies, Bottles and Milk Maidens from Hell.

7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom

I’ve heard that your body changes every 7 years. So by the time you hit midlife, you’re a whole new person. And that means you want different things than you did in your 30’s – early 40’s. So I put together a list of things most midlife moms would probably want. Feel free to add… Continue reading 7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom

Thanksgiving Fails and Perfect Family Holidays

This week is Thanksgiving week in case you’ve not been reminded on Facebook by all your friends. Thanksgiving day we will see lots of plates of food on Instagram and families all smiling and happy. Let’s get real Y’all. All of that is mostly fake. Most of the food pictures look gross and/or the same… Continue reading Thanksgiving Fails and Perfect Family Holidays

College Apps, The Common App, FAFSA and other College Prep for Your High School Senior.

First, take a long deep breath. Then stab your finger and pour rubbing alcohol on it or bite the inside of your cheek or tongue while chewing food or run into the bed frame and bruise your shin and try not to cry. This is how you will feel after starting the College Application process.… Continue reading College Apps, The Common App, FAFSA and other College Prep for Your High School Senior.

Go To The Pep Rally!

Last Friday I went to the pep rally. I haven’t been to a high school pep rally since the 80’s. But this was Thing 2’s last Homecoming weekend (being a Senior and all) and I wanted to make sure I experienced it with him. I am so glad I did. I am usually working on… Continue reading Go To The Pep Rally!