The following is a refurbished post from a little while back. It still rings true today and fits nicely with this week’s Finish the Friday prompt, “The chore I hate most is…” Now grab your bottle of Tide, get out your dryer sheets, and come commiserate with me on my son’s laundry, the chore I [Read More]
Have you ever been pushed out of a selfie or ussie? If this made you smile or laugh, then please share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, etc.!
I survived Back to School and am enjoying a breather before the insanity that is Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas descends upon us. It seems like the perfect time to review what’s been going in the EBM household this past month. Below, you’ll find a smattering of Facebook posts that only a few of you saw (since Facebook only [Read More]
“Motherhood is buying a shirt for your daughter that she tried on and loved in the store only to have her refuse to wear it at home because it’s too itchy.“ This was the status update I posted on my blog’s Facebook page last week. So simple, yet so true. And there are many more truths [Read More]
The following occurred last Monday. If you’re a parent, then I’m sure you can relate! 6 o’clock already, I was just in the middle of a dream After waking up, I gulped down some coffee, got myself breakfast, jumped in the shower, woke up my seven-year-old who can’t wake up without a bullhorn in her [Read More]
Have you heard Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” on the radio this summer? It seems to be a big hit and features a vocalist singing “I’m up all night to get lucky” over and over. On Friday night, “Get Lucky” was playing in the restaurant in which my family was eating. “Why is this guy always [Read More]
My boss invited me and my colleagues to her lake house this weekend for dinner and time at the beach. Our families were invited, too. That meant my children had to behave. I gave them a good talking to before we arrived. There would be no talking about penises, butts, poop, pee, etc. The house [Read More]
I had a rough patch a few weeks ago. My husband’s grandma died after a long illness. Work was stressful for more than one reason. My blog got hacked and it took a lot of days and a lot of money to fix it. There was drama on my son’s baseball team. Etc. But in [Read More]
Today I’m excited to welcome a guest post from Nicole Yontz, who is a stay at home mom in Arizona, a contributing parenting writer for WhatToExpect.com and a personal blogger at TheBetterHalfBlogs.com Welcome, Nicole! There are many things that I don’t recommend; amateur alligator wrestling competitions, blindly sticking your hand in a hole to retrieve [Read More]
Ten year old: Mom, can we name our toilet? Me: WHAT? No. Six year old: I’d name it “Pooping”. Ten year old: I’d name it “Quinn”. Have you, ahem, named your toilet?!?! Image courtesy Grant Cochrane/Freedigitalphotos.net.