Monthly Archives: January 2012

Binky Love

I know there are people who are against binkies. There are those eager to yank away every last pacifier believing that they hinder children’s social, dental, or language development. I, however, am passionately pro-binky. I will never push them on … Continue reading

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Bungee-jumping tomorrow, anyone?

After 3 days of interactive Wow-Wow-Wubzy and Caillou-watching with the lil’ fella, I’m gonna need some sort of skydiving, bungee-jumping, learn-to-fly experience when I break outta this place.

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And Now You Know the Rest of the Story (thank you, Paul Harvey)

It’s that time of year when we can all start feeling a little glum. The weather isn’t so great. Germs are ricocheting from kid to kid, house to house. We end up stuck inside more, maybe on our computers more–the … Continue reading

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Why I’m posting 1,200 x/day

The little fella has a fever, to which the doc says, “Expect it to last 4-5 days,” so expect to see me posting about 1,200 times a day while I wait in captivity   confinement  my home sweet home.

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Watch for me at the Topsfield Fair!

Yes, people. After 8 years of wraslin’ my kids to get them to the doctor’s office, I am SURE I can catch a greased pig. This ain’t no ordinary wraslin’. This is strip down to a short-sleeve in the middle … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Mom at 5:00 p.m.

After listening to JJ talk about Wii MarioKart ALL day, not only did I give in, but I completely snapped and told him to ” Go play Wii in the basement until bedtime.” I am pretty sure this is not … Continue reading

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A Skip in Her Step

How Miss Mia got her mojo back

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The Day has come.

The Day has come. The kids went downstairs without us this morning.

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More Thoughts from Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale/Mia continues to fret about the state of health care. “I feel bad for the doctors and nurses taking out Pete’s tonsils b/c they’re gonna have to look at his tonsils.”

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Florence Nightingale works her magic with the fit and healthy

Mia:Florence Nightingale is my new hero. I want to be just like her. I want to help people as much as I can. me (silent. verklempt. proud beyond words) Mia: (pausing and thinking) …except I don’t really want to be … Continue reading

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