I Broke A Cardinal Mommy Rule…

Yes, I survived the Easter egg hunt and party at my house … with 36 kids (one added just today). However, I’m too exhausted to post about that, so you’ll have to be patient. I do have a couple of pics to share from it though! What’s the one thing a mom isn’t allowed to do? If you answered “get sick” then you have children. Yep, that’s the answer of…

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At Least Something’s Sinking In….

I try to teach the wee ones right from wrong and about how they should behave and the like. Actually, what parent doesn’t try to do that? Of course, some parents have different definitions of right and wrong, but everyone tries at least. Minor rant: Parking at Little Miss’s preschool is somewhat scarce. You can park along the main entrance, the 8 or 10 parking spots behind the school or…

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It Never Crossed My Mind

I’m certifiably insane, for those of you who haven’t picked up on that yet. I also have a problem with the word “no.” My babysitting co-op has an Easter Egg hunt every year, which in the past has involved hunting for one dozen eggs per child and having the Easter Bunny come to give each child a basket of cr#p. Last year, it was supposed to be at the social…

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I Need A Bath!

As I’ve mentioned a few times now, I’ll be the maid of honor for a friend’s wedding on May 3, and we’re wearing *gasp* satin. And my friend is a size 4. Needless to say, I’ve been trying to flatten my tummy since so wonderfully inspired by Dawn Meehand of Because I Said So! http://www.mom2my6pack.blogspot.com/. Thinking about the activities I could do that would melt off pounds (HA!), running immediately…

How Can I Support Her?

I did have a different topic to blog about tonight, but that one will be saved for another, happier day. As I’ve mentioned before, I think, I’m the matron of honor (ok, maid of honor — I’m not old enough to be a matron!) for a friend’s wedding in May. I called her earlier today to see how things were going, and she mentioned that the other bridesmaid was supposed…

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Thank God Moms Don’t Have a License Requirement…

I’ve joked in the past about how there should be a parenting test to try to weed out those who really shouldn’t have children. I realized this afternoon that I hadn’t considered one portion of the test that really would need to be included in this day and age. Needless to say, I failed it. Lucky me, today is a day off school for both my kids, so of course…

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Grace, That’s Me!

As I was getting up to go to bed last night, I somehow tripped over the Swiss ball that was next to the coffee table. You mght ask why I have a Swiss ball next to my coffee table. Well, I’m in a wedding May 3 for one of my best friends, and we’re wearing satin dresses. I think that’s all the explanation anyone needs. And yes, I’m currently bouncing…

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What time is it?

Am I the only one who can’t manage to adjust to daylight savings time? I feel like a mole. It’s been so long since I’ve really seen daylight (I won’t even start to talk about sun!) that I feel as though I don’t know what to do with it anymore. Case #1: On Monday, I decided to stop in Deer Park (shopping area) on my way home from work to…

It’s Time to Redecorate

What’s a mom to do when your children bring home artwork? It’s cute, and you love it, especially when they’re in preschool. For the first month. Then you start to realize that they bring home at least one new piece of artwork every single time they go to preschool. If you’re really lucky, your kids head to daycare after school and make more art there. Add in additional children, stir,…

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Ewwwww! You like *what*?

Sometimes, as moms, we know what we do is going to backfire. The fun is figuring out how exactly it’s going to backfire. I’ve been pretty strict with my kids in making them try new things. Our rule is that if Mommy makes it, you have to try it. It’s ok if you don’t like it, but you have to put a bite in your mouth, chew and swallow. You…