Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mom’s Day Out

As many of you know, I have done nada for 3 weeks due to back injury except for some online shopping. I did purchase 5 Phineas and Ferb Live tix (for our family of 4) while under the influence of … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Semantics

JJ: Mama, what do you want for Christmas? me: A boy who listens. JJ: What else? me: A girl who listens. JJ: What else? me: That’s it. JJ, totally befuddled, leaves the room, yelling to Mia, “We gotta get Mommy … Continue reading

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Who knew I was a cliche?

Laura Zigman on Suburban Moms Singing in Their Cars Anyone else see herself in this video? Thanks, Laura Zigman, for the laughs.

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Everyone, get out of the water!!!

JJ spent the morning complaining of foot pain. When he started limping, I finally took off his rain boots to use my excellent physical therapy skills to assess the problem. Diagnosis? Hammerhead shark in the boot.

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Constitution of Parenting

1. He who showeth scary movie to children will riseth in the dark of night when children awake in a fright.

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Mitchmallows

Guess who’s been eating gravy marshmallows? Well, not me actually. I acted like the kids do every day and refused to try them, but I DID try the pumpkin pie and the cranberry mallows. Yum-mo. These aren’t yo Mama’s mallows. … Continue reading

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packages arriving now

Perhaps someone should have confiscated my computer and credit card when I was on pain meds….

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Faux Latina

Latinovino is now following me on Twitter. Their motto: a wine club that celebrates Latinos in the American wine industry. Did they search “Spanish names who talk a lot about wine on their FB pages?” Meanwhile, I’m a faux Latina … Continue reading

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