Crank Pot

Yep.. that's me. Cranky. No apparent reason why. Didn't have a bad day. Girls were no different than any other day. (Notice that very loose statement) For the most part, no one ticked me off. But regardless. I'm. Cranky. I'm leaving now […]

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Is it just me.. Kate Perry on Sesame Street

Sesame Street pulls Kate Perry episode due to her risque outfit.  Call me crazy, but didn't they see her WHILE they were taping? Didn't someone cock their head to the side and say…"Hhmmm… this is a show geared towards pre-K and Katy's […]

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Great (logical) post.. Motivating the Unmotivated Child

Getting into the back-to-school routine can be hard for everyone in the house. In the morning, parents are faced with groggy kids who won't get out of bed and get ready for school no matter how much you nag, bribe and scold. […]

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No, I don’t want any _____________

Ah yes… the start of the school year. Along with the kid's homework comes the parent's homework – filling out endless paperwork (really – when are they going to save a tree and go electronic?) and writing check after check (don't get […]

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Assigning Chores is a Chore

I’m not sure if it’s just the time of the year – everything gets busier and I just finally snap at feeling like I’m the only one doing everything.  Perhaps I’m finally worn out after 9 months into the year complaining that […]

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Everyday Celebrating

via www.everydaycelebrating.com It's been a long time since I've come across something this cute. @ecelebrating shared this on Twitter. In the past, I've always saved the million toys we get throughout the year and donate them to the school for Family Fun […]

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When the Lights Go Out

Mom!! There's no electricity!! laptop kid Sadly, it's probably convincing my kids that No, you can't get on the laptop. Yes.. I realize that it's wireless and doesn't need power but the ROUTER that delivers your internet does need power.

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I’ll Do It When I Want To..

Or another title could have been.. "We're Just Slow".   Heading down to Concord Mills tomorrow for a little 7th birthday party fun at Great Wolf Lodge.  My BFF's DD chose this as her party location.. thank you, sweet 4th daughter of […]

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

I am the mom to three beautiful girls.. they are all very unique yet all very similar.  Strong personalities (I'd go so far as to say all type A), passionate about things they love,  for the most part, won't back down from […]

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do…

Okay.. this one's more of a rant.. consider yourself warned. Why is that we expect something out of our kids that we,as adults, are incapable of delivering ourselves? Over the past two months, I have encountered a few instances where the parents […]

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