Mom Fail Friday

The One Where My Car Got Towed (AKA Vacation Memories)

We just returned from a fabulous vacation in Gloucester, Massachusetts. This included plenty of relaxed family time at the ocean. And, on the ocean! We sailed, we whale watched, we walked the breakwater, we ferried across the Boston Harbor. We saw lighthouses and wildlife. We dined on seafood and ice cream. There wasn’t a moment […]

Mom Fail Friday

The One Where I Found My Wicked Stepmother Wart

I find myself sympathizing with Cinderella’s wicked stepmother these days. Not in the “prevent the child from going to the ball” kind of way. But in the “how much more can I give with no thanks or appreciation” kind of way. The princess and I are now living with NBF. Things are going well. She […]

Mom Fail Friday

The One Where My Kids Lack Culture

One of the biggest reasons for gifting a year of family fun to my girls was that I had suddenly realized we don’t do things. Part of that is budget—we just don’t have the extra money for vacations, movies and events. The other part? I kinda don’t enjoy it. It’s just not fun to deal […]

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The One Where My Phone Is Off Limits (Plus Cube Dog App Review)

Thank you to Cube Dog for sponsoring this review. For more information about Cube Dog please visit the Facebook page or download it on iTunes. The hubby got an iPhone several years ago—for fun & to soothe is inner tech geek. I followed suit a year or so later—to have access to email & social […]

Mom Fail Friday

The One Where I Don’t Eat Breakfast

I know, I know. It’s the most important meal of the day! That’s why I make sure my girls have a nice, healthy breakfast every morning before school. I just don’t eat with them. I’ve never been a breakfast person—I don’t like eggs, and I’m just not a morning person to begin with. I do […]

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The One Where We Don’t Trick or Treat

Here’s a little known fact about me: I hate trick or treating. I’m not morally opposed. I’m not concerned about health risks (well, aside from the bucket full of gluten-filled candy my girls can’t eat). I’m just not the least bit interested in trekking up & down the street in the cold to collect candy […]

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