Little White Lies

I’m at my wit’s end with Ella.  She likes to argue with me. If I ask her to do something, she wants to know why and then comes up with a million reasons why not. She is not a rule follower. I am. It’s tiresome to argue with her and sometimes she’s just being outright dangerous. One of her newest things is she wants to get out of her carseat. While we’re in the car driving somewhere.  Every time I come to a stop, for a light or traffic, she asks if she can get out.  I say no.  Sometimes […]

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Sign My Petition

Sean and I were talking, which in and of itself is a rarity these days.  Between the kids, his job, the pets, all the chores and errands that need to be done, but mostly the kids, we hardly have time to talk any more.    Anyway, we came to the conclusion that we need about five more hours in the day. I could certainly use it.  It would give me at least two more hours to do stuff (like blog, and write, and read blogs, and read books, maybe work out),  and three hours more of sleep.  I really don’t […]

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Driving Miss Jessie

One of Sean’s roles in our relationship is official chauffeur. Whenever we are going somewhere together, he drives. I really don’t care for driving overall, and I care even less for driving in Los Angeles. Even after five years living here, getting on the freeways makes my heart pound, and there really are a lot of crazy drivers in L.A. Really. A. Lot. Today, Sean was driving us to his mother’s house and it got me thinking about different driving styles in different areas of the country. I grew up in Minnesota, where everyone is very polite about everything, including […]

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