The end of the twin era...

I always wanted twins until I got four children at one time....more

MILFs (Moms I’d Like to Friend) | Carey Reilly | MomCave LIVE Ep 50

On our next MomCave LIVE, meet Carey Reilly as we talk MILFs… Moms I’d Like to FRIEND.Finding mom friends is HARD. Sometimes it feels like high school all over again! Watch us LIVE on Thursday, November 12th at 1pm EST (see video below!) or you can always watch the replay later. We’ll have a giveaway from Hey Mama Teas....more

Objects In Mirror Are Older Than They Appear....

NaBloPoMo Post #20Letters From My Sister, Part OneThe sister nearest to me in age is Barbara; she's six years olde...more

NaNoWriMo 2015 Fun #3


Calamity Jane Peed On Me.

Calamity Jane is angry at me for some reason and, in turn, I’m angry at that dumb little cat. I woke up on the couch this morning, startled by both the morning noise in the kitchen and by Calamity Jane having a one-cat stampede around the living room. It’s the same stampede, I assume, continued from last night....more

The Ugly Truth Behind Holiday Birthdays

We've all heard of the poor kids born on Christmas who've never gotten birthday gifts, but had to make do with socks and whatever else their parents could spare from the Christmas pile. I've always felt so sorry for those kids. They didn't get big parties and lots of birthday presents, instead they got to share their birthdays with the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus! ...more
Though my birthday isn't ON a holiday, it's two days after Halloween. This wasn't a problem (and ...more

A Man For All Seasons

It does not escape my attention that I may occasionally say things about my husband that are perhaps less than positive, if not so much on my blog, then certainly in real life. It probably does not escape his attention either. Which is why today, I am going to write something very nice about him, namely, that he would be really, really good in an apocalypse.  ...more

Yes, Daddy Can: Memo To My Kids

Hello, Children!As our fiscal year draws to a close, I'd like to take the opportunity to express my immense gratitude and appreciation for everything you do to make our family a happy and successful, if not necessarily profitable, organization.  The truth is that I love you like my own children, most likely because you actually are my own children.  ...more

I Need An Entourage


Carry My Stuff

I'm still thinking about My Personal Assistant, the post in which I list the chores I would prefer to delegate to a Personal Assistant.  Let me add one more: Carry My Stuff. I am overwhelmed by My Stuff.  I can't handle it all.  I bring stuff to work; I bring it back home again. ...more