9 Ways Pregnancy Prepares A Woman For Motherhood

When I was pregnant with my second child, I had an epiphany.  I realized that being pregnant was preparing me for the physical, mentally, and the emotional roller coaster that I will have to endure in motherhood for the rest of my life.  Let me explain.  Pregnancy can be a beautiful and wonderful experience.  It can also be tiring,...more

10 Ways My House Becomes a Frat House When Everyone Gets Sick

Slowly we are creeping out of cold and flu season.  Too slow for my taste....more

Veggie Bags, POV, Mars and Venus

"What the heck?"How do you invent something you don’t know how to use?...more

Great (Okay, Not So Great) Moments In Typo History

 Typos. We've all done it - had a moment where our fingers were moving faster (or worse) independently of our brains....more

Clothes Shopping...Ugh

  I thought about putting this post under the "Adventure" category because clothes shopping for myself is always an adventure. I am in the midst of two types of shopping adventures right now: bathing suit and a wardrobe update. Neither one are pleasant.I do not do it often if I can help it, but eventually, it shows....more

Never Will I Ever

Have you ever played the game “Never Have I Ever?” There are variations, but the version I know involves one person stating something he or she has never done, and anyone who has done that has to drink....more

Downsizing from 3 kids to 2!

 The day has come when one of my babies flies the coop. I am no longer needed in a Mum capacity by one of my precious offspring.Not that he’s needed me for much anyway as I have brought him up to be an independent lad, but the fact he OFFICIALLY  no longer needs his mummy is slightly heart breaking.He has moved out to live with his father over an hour away, close to where he is going to University....more

Being Royal

If I Were A Royal  If you haven't heard, there is a new set of Royals in town. The new show on E, The Royals. I love reading all about the royals and I was one of the crazy ones that got up at 5 am the day of William & Kate's wedding just so I could watch it. I am actively watching to see if their new bundle of joy will be a boy or girl....more

Help Me Help You

First, the good news: Two of the biggest trouble makers most challenging students were absent today. ABSENT. I may have grinned a bit more widely than I should have upon receiving that news.The bad news: It was Friday. And despite the fact that they are now in the 3rd quarter, most of the students still have yet to reach the emotional maturity of a 1st grader.Which makes my life… really, really hard....more

Exercise my Demons

Oh, Mandelynn...http//:www.ohmandelynn.com...more