Never Marry A Man Who Wears Cargo Shorts

I am not one to dole out advice to my girls about who they should and should not marry. First, because they’re 7, 5, and 3. Second, because who am I to say who they should marry. They should marry who they fall in love with. But this last weekend, I just had to warn them of the pitfalls of men wearing cargo shorts. You see, my husband wears cargo shorts. A lot. All the time when he’s home. Even in the winter. When we first met, we were in our 20′s and I didn’t think much of it. He […]

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I Survived A Week of Single Parenthood

Sean went to Montana this week to go fishing with his aunt. (Long story.) He left Sunday and came home Friday night. That meant I was a single parent for a week.  Here is what I learned this last week, when I wasn’t at BlogHer. 1. Bedtime sucks Let’s be upfront with that one. Bedtime sucks anyway, but when you’re down a man, count on the suckitude increasing dramatically. It will be like a pointless video game. One runs out, you chase that one, as your about to put that one back in their room, another runs out.  Forgetting to […]

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Spring Break

Sammy is on Spring Break this week, which means I am too!  Yay! She’s off from Friday the 30th until Monday the 9th.  Woohoo! I cannot believe how excited she was for Spring Break, it being her first ever.  She kept asking about it, counting down the days, all that stuff.  You’d think we were going to Cancun or something.  We’re not. But, we are enjoying ourselves.  Friday we went to Michael’s for some craft supplies, than to an indoor playground, had lunch, and got so exhausted all three kids took an hour nap. (Yay me!)  Saturday, I wasn’t feeling […]

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