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Humor Kids Laugh

How Is Every Child at the Playground Not Dead or Severely Maimed?

  We're not a playground family. For so long, there has always been one member of the family [...]

Humor Kids motherhood

The Life of an Accidental Dance Mom

I didn't set out to be a dance mom. I simply signed up my oldest for tap and [...]


Thank a Kindergarten Teacher

My kindergartner is a fairly easygoing little munchkin. She thrives on warm hugs and approving smiles. Sure, her [...]


How to Get a Picky Eater to Eat

I've had this post in my head for a while now because I have stupid good experience with [...]

Empathy and Tinkerbell

During the year that my baby was sick, I learned an awful lot about empathy. Never before did [...]

Christmas Kids

Jammie Miracles

It's been a rough year and a half. If I don't say that here very often (but I [...]


Whine is Defined as: “A Long, High-Pitched Complaining Cry”

This girl. She's hilarious. She possesses perfect comedic timing, and she loves to make people laugh. She loves [...]

Family Kids motherhood

Just when you think you can handle your babies growing up…

I was surprised to find myself blinking back tears as I drove past the school of my oldest [...]


Misplaced loyalties

I've been feeling a lack of funny going on lately, and haven't been sure what to blame it [...]

Kids Outings I'm Going On

Running for the wrong reasons… But still running

I really want our family to be athletic, but neither my husband nor I enjoy spending lots of [...]