Love, Actually?

I think Valentine’s Day is hokey. There, I said it. This is one thing that I always think about this time of year and especially throughout the year, as a parent. It feels like the true value of Valentine’s Day has been lost in the commotion of kitschy cards and grandeur showcases on social media. […]

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Please Don’t Eat That…

As a boy mom I get to say things that other people don’t. “Don’t pee on that.” “Stop playing with it. It’s going to fall off.” “For the millionth time – no. We are not getting a pet raccoon.” Oddly enough, that last one gets said more to my husband than my children. But you […]

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No, I’m Not ‘Trying’ for a Girl

If I had one dollar for every time someone saw me with my three boys and said something like, “Oh, bless your heart. You’ve got your hands full,” or “Wow! You’re outnumbered, are you going to try for a girl?” Or my personal favorite, “It took my sister four boys before she got her girl.” […]

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The Pre-Teen.

Raising kids is hard. Raising a Pre-Teen Boy…Well, just pass the chocolate, please.

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My Fight with the Middle Finger

The last 72 hours have been a journey, to say the least. On Saturday while I was out shopping with a girlfriend, Miles injured his leg. How? We don’t know. I have gotten tall tales ranging from sibling rivalry to dinosaurs. After him refusing to bear any weight on it since Saturday, a trip to […]

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