Let’s Try This Again…

Argh… after a few months of being super busy and letting the blog slide, I finally started writing again when BAM! Germs snuck up and slapped me down for the count… It’s been a real pain, actually. This year has been a bad year for illness in general and we just moved to a new […]

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Weekly Weirdness

Lately, I’ve been admiring the Weekly Roundups some of my fellow bloggers have been posting and I want to try it too! But here’s my spin: I’d like to share a few funny exchanges I had with my weird kids this week, then mention some reactions the week’s topics: Our Ridiculous Dog Brontë (looking very […]

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Bridget The Viking Wages a War on Pants

As I’ve mentioned before, my two-year-old daughter Bridget is a baby Viking: a freakishly-strong blonde who lives to dance, eat, and occasionally conquer all rules of civilized Christian society by violently head-butting them with her berserker rage. And tonight, she waged a war on the meaning of pants. Everything had been going so well. Earlier, she’d finally asked […]

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Why Americans Hate Owls

Everywhere I look, Americans are hating on poor little owls. We think owls are lazy, undisciplined loners who really need to get their crap together. Probably immoral too. I know this because I’m an owl myself. No, not the cute birds who can swivel their heads around backwards and spot mice from dark forest skies. I’m talking […]

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How To Sleep Like a Baby

It’s easy. Wake up every hour and scream your fool head off. Done and done. We have all been hoodwinked by the phrase “sleeping like a baby.” It’s supposed to mean falling asleep quickly, sleeping soundly without stirring, and waking up fully refreshed. It refers to the glorious sleep of the innocents… The complete slumber that only those untroubled by […]

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