True Stories of Motherhood and Wifedoom

The truth and comedy of being a wife and mother

Another Story for the Mom Arsenal

Nothing says summertime like filling up the pool. I roused Bubba from his nap-induced stupor and collected Stink from his crib and his not-so-successful afternoon nap. If anything, I was … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stepping Out of the Fog: Life Advice

As a job seeker for the past two and a half months, many realizations have surfaced about the working world. Some of them because I am looking at my past … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Little Bits of Me

Sometimes I want to jump off couches Or throw food at people who are not nice to me But that’s crazy But these are the little bits of me Some … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Never Be Afraid

“As you know….” “Because of this we regret to inform you…” “Your position has been eliminated.” Those “…” are actually the moments I stopped listening because my heart had become … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Simply Christmas

I know I haven’t blogged in a while (I have a notebook of blog stories to type eeek!), but this is post is one that wraps up a year that … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Disgusting Side of Potty Training

Darren handed me a handful of poo yesterday. Warning: I am about to be ridiculously dramatic about the whole situation. I think I have been scarred for life. When your … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · 4 Comments

Late Night Spooning and Great Thinking

Late night spooning provides the best thinking. Judge me, but let me explain. Late night spooning for thinking purposes produces the best results when done with my husband and when … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Schooled by the Crib Climber

You know those moments you ignore your child because it’s a ‘teaching moment’ and the lesson is a really important lesson. Have you ever regretted one of those teaching moments? … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Unconventional Reasons I am Glad I Had a Baby

Ok, there are tons of great reasons to have a baby. I mean really GREAT reasons. Like cuddly baby hugs, producing an heir for the millions I will never make … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

My Sweet Sour Patch Child

“Nooooo, Mommy!” Darren’s eyes are shooting fire. His brow is puckered and he had lowered his forehead to adequately give me his angry eyes; pretty much the picture of unholy … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · Leave a comment