7QT: then she says, “No!” but, like really sassy-like

-1- Took the kids to the park yesterday morning. There was a preschool using it (it is technically theirs). I was told I couldn’t use the park at the same time the school was using it for “safety reasons.” I get it ....more

Warm Beet Salad (kid un-friendly!)

Sometimes you just have to buy the kids a TV dinner, and make yourself something grown up. And, while the kids munched on microwaved corn dogs and french fries (surprisingly they weren’t fans, which, I guess, is good?), I treated myself to an iron fest. Call me iron woman ....more

Jumping on the Potty Wagon: The Un-Method

This is a sponsie, but truth be told, I am in love with Pull Ups, and we use them each and every blessed night. Do you know I actually drive a potty wagon? I cart dat froggy around for convenience, my friends ....more

7QT: This IS my life. It’s MY life. THIS is my life.

-1- Do you ever look at your life and realize that you spent the morning chasing a baby around a park while he covered himself in mud, meanwhile your toddler decided that she would just poop herself because you didn’t bring a change of clothes, and then you’re all, “This IS my life. It’s MY life. THIS is my life.”? ...more

Daily Mass with Your Kids…By Yourself

One hobby (?) I picked up while on my hiatus is taking the kids to daily Mass. We don’t go DAILY, but we try to make it a couple of times a week, so stop thinking I’m all dat and a bag of chaplets. First, we had to find a church that offered it at a time that worked ....more

Ellen Chatter

“Dad! Last night I fell asleep like you taught me. I closed my eyes and thought of all my favorite things!” “Awesome! ...more

7QT: but she holds the things like weapons

-1- You know, it was kind of scary taking a blogging break. I ended up needing it, loving it, and will probably do it again. But, it’s hard to come back ....more

Granny Panties

I am many dazzzzze away from the joyful experience of birth (no joke; I hate being pregnant so birth is bomb), which means I am far from the humbling experience of the hospital granny panty. Ooh and the diaper pads. Somehow you are able to simultaneously feel geriatric and neonate all at the same time. ...more

Granny Panties

I am many dazzzzze away from the joyful experience of birth (no joke; I hate being pregnant so birth is bomb), which means I am far from the humbling experience of the hospital granny panty. Ooh and the diaper pads. Somehow you are able to simultaneously feel geriatric and neonate all at the same time ....more

tl;dr

I was going to write this whole What I Did on My Blogging Break post for you, but I thought I would try to salvage the few of y’all who’ve stuck around since my abrupt hiatus. Instead, I will tl;dr it for you even though there was nothing to r so it couldn’t have been tl. I’m, like, 16ish weeks pregs with this kid ....more