My Mother’s Day Gift to Me

I’d like to say I’ve thought about Mother’s Day a lot this year. I’d like to say I have gifts picked out for myself and have been lovingly cocking my head at my children, but the truth is, I’ve been extremely busy. And I very rarely get a moment to myself – really to myself…

How Much Do You Hate Crying Kids?

I had an experience a few months ago, and then again last night, that gave me pause, and I’d really like to know: Do kids crying in public really annoy you? I mean, does that really bother people? I will admit, before my propagatory ship came in, I was the first person to belch out, “Ugh!…

Don’t Bug Me, I’m Driving: A Guest Post by Queen of the Jungle

Erin DeVincenzo a stay-at-home mom to three boys with a husband that used to be in ministry, but is now a mold inspector.  Long story.  She’s enjoying life outside of the fishbowl for a change.  Erin blogs regularly at Queen of the Jungle where she take the challenges of motherhood lightly.  If you can’t laugh at…

On Being a Pity Case

For all intents and purposes, I am a pity case – a stay-at-home mom, who, due to bad timing or terrible birth control (or both), found herself the ward of three children under 2, married to a man whose only real flaw is having a rotating work schedule. I’ve been beaten, kicked, puked on, and…