There is enough awfulness in the world. Don't even bother to turn on the news or check your phone. I guarantee you will find enough news in there to bury yourself in ball full of blankets, cry dramatically, and start googling pictures of dogs walking with booties on. So I get really bananas when people… Continue reading The “Please Stop Doing That” List
"I came in with a spray bottle of hospital grade disinfectant and sprayed every door handle, knob, sink, and any other nonporous surface I could find. I vinegared the shit out of the couch cushions just in case."
Every year I end up going to the store at the last-minute or frantically searching on Amazon for a gift...just to get a gift. On Thanksgiving, my brother-in-law approached us with some true honesty. "Let's buy gifts for the kids but not each other this year. I don't want gifts that don't have meaning and… Continue reading Don’t gift for the sake of gifting.
It's almost here, folks. The most magical time of the year where dreams come true. Where fantasies come alive and everything is good in your life. Where Grandmas get drunk, kids pass out, and alcohol-induced rants by your Uncle Bob make fireside chat for years to come. No, this isn't about Christmas/Chanukah/Mawlid an Nabi/Yule/whichever religion… Continue reading Embrace the Stretchy Pants
Sometimes, I really feel like other parents need to calm it down. Well, they shouldn't (and please don't!) because I really do enjoy seeing the creativity in their family themed costumes. I promise, I do. But it also exhausts me. And makes me realize how half-assed I've become with this holiday. I think I need… Continue reading Half Ass Halloween