Sass Monkey: “Mommy, I need a phone like yours.”Me: “Oh yeah?”Sass Monkey: “But I need one with Spiderman on it. Yeah. I think I need a Spiderman phone.” *heavy 3 yr old sigh*Me: “Well, okay. Who would you call?”Sass Monkey: “China. I would call China.”Me: “Uh… Wow… What would you talk about. With China.”Sass Monkey: “Toys. We would talk about toys.”...more
My baby is a bulldozer. She is 11 months and 24lbs. of sweet, chubby, drooling determination and CAN NOT BE STOPPED. Fireplace hearth? Why ashes are delicious! Outlet plug? Why not… the plastic is so soothing on the gums! Stairs? Hell yes! Nothing gets me scooped up faster! Random crap I find on the floor after Mommy has thoroughly (or so she thought!) swept? Mommy’s fingers are so delightfully chewy…...more
It never fails. The second I finally sit down for the day with a magazine and reality television, I will hear a voice calling from upstairs. It's always my husband.
Marianne. Come up here! You gotta see this.
I know what he wants me to see. He's checked on our sleeping children and one of them has invariably fallen asleep in a ridiculous position. The usual suspects:
The shooting victim (arms wide open above kid's head)
I once worked with a girl who used to say this all the time. She was from southern Indiana, and in her very twangy drawl, she'd frequently say how her mother in law was just, "meaner than spit". Before long, I started thinking of this as a pretty normal, every day, kind of phrase. I guess you just get used to things you hear all the time no matter where you are from. Of course when I say it, it doesn't sound nearly as cute as it did when Rachel said it, but for some reason it still sticks in my head... ...more
Let me preface this post with an explanation that this is not the 1st time we’ve poked fun at our Momma friends nor will it be the last. We love all Mommas here at Southern Momentum and if you do not see your silly stereotype listed below please fill free to comment and tell us which flavor Momma you are. Come on, help us out … It’s all in good fun!...more
The wind-down prior to bedtime should be a serene, slow, slightly lethargic time. In our house, there is NEVER a moment of serene and slow, unless the girls are sleeping and even then, sometimes, Belle's mouth still opens and actually moves.
The other night while in the bathroom brushing teeth, the following conversation ensued:
Belle: "Mama, what is gay?"
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