Why Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

kids sleep problems solutions

Kids just never want to sleep! You know the routine. You read a story or sing a song. You put out a glass of water. You put on the night-light. You hug and kiss them. Tell them you love them. You tuck the covers just right. And then it happens. Every damn night. They don’t … Read moreWhy Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

4 Signs You Are The Annoying Neighbor

annoying neighbor

We’ve all had an annoying neighbor or two over the years. Okay, maybe more than two. Maybe they aren’t as bad as in Neighbors 2 or the first Neighbors for that matter. But what if the person everyone avoids is you! Some behaviors are obviously going to piss me off. Like if your dog shits … Read more4 Signs You Are The Annoying Neighbor

Are You A Professional Busybody?

Are You a Professional Busybody

I have a new favorite saying. “Busy bodies can’t be busybodies.” I use this as a reminder to my kids when they are tattling or into each others business. If you’re sticking to your business you don’t have time for anybody else’s.   It helps remind me too when I get into a situation they could … Read moreAre You A Professional Busybody?

6 Signs Your Parents May Need to Stop Driving

taking care of elderly parents

Taking care of elderly parents is a challenge. Have you noticed your parents may need to stop driving? Coming to terms with aging parents is difficult for everyone.  Addressing they can no longer drive safely is often the first step in helping them make that transition. When we don’t see our parents every day or … Read more6 Signs Your Parents May Need to Stop Driving

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

Walking Dead Parenting

Last night I laid in bed thinking over the season finale of The Walking Dead.  Wondering who was on the other end of Negan’s bat, Lucille. Who is it? Damn, October is a long time to wait. I realized it’s like parenting. You think things are going fine until you’re surrounded and you wonder how … Read more14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

Dear Period…I’m Breaking Up with You

Dear Period I'm Breaking Up With You. Perimenopause humor

Dear Period, This might be uncomfortable to hear but, you used to be so, I don’t know, normal. For 30 years you’d drop by once a month right on time, like a perfect little friend. Now you’re all, “I’ll just show up whenever the hell I want.” and “I’m gonna move to menopause or maybe … Read moreDear Period…I’m Breaking Up with You

When You Have That One Annoying Chin Hair

cat in the hat chin hair

Well, it’s official. He-who-shall-not-be-named has been named. No, not Voldemort, I am talking about my chin hair. Yes, it’s a he, because he is a pain in the ass. The other day I was in Wal-Mart with my 9-year-old daughter Quinn. She’s a BFF in training, she’s gonna learn right. S he knows to tell … Read moreWhen You Have That One Annoying Chin Hair