Tag Archives: Sissy

One-Liner Wednesday — Elmo Pee

  When Sissy was wee and learning the alphabet song, it was — sing it with her now — “A B C D E F G, H I J K ELMO PEE, Q R S, T U V, W X, … Continue reading

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My Secret Shame

I was readin vanbytheriver last night, which was a fun little read about birds and love. It struck me as funny-odd that she didn’t know the birds in question were mourning doves, but then I had to mention in a family of birders, … Continue reading

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Kid Math: It Doesn’t Even Matter

Long ago, in what seems like a distant galaxy (our apartment) I had The Towhead Twins, Bubba and Sissy. Most weekdays, I also had my nephew and another child his age. When you have two kids, more children are actually helpful. … Continue reading

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Choose Your Lies Carefully

Over at Dramatic Momolgue (Best titles ever, by the by) you should see the incredible Tooth Fairy-Saving design she’s come up with. I was totally jealous and immediately thought of climbin up the freakin bunk bed and diggin around under … Continue reading

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SoCS — Not Now

“Not now.” “Can’t. Makin gravy.” “Can’t. Typin.” “Can’t. Foldin laundry.” “Can’t. Paint all over me.” “Can’t. Gotta pee.” “Not now.” Things I say to my children while they follow me around for hugs. Despite what my family says about me … Continue reading

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She’ll Be Bastin Big Fat Turkey When She Comes

You’re probably reading this while my parents are here. I said they could come over at a reasonable hour, like 9am. I don’t think they classify 9am as morning, but I do. *yawns* I’ve been clever, and prepared 98% of … Continue reading

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I Do Not Cry Wolf!

No matter what’s going on in a scene, I always identify with the character no one believes. Like when Rachel’s date kept yelling at Ross? Poor Ross. No one listens to Ross. No one listens to their Joey, either. These … Continue reading

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T — True Moves to the Big City

True is a friend I made when we were both in Ft. Stewart, Georgia. Our husbands were in the same unit. I met her at my first FRG meeting. (That’s Family Readiness Group, which is supposed to provide support to families of … Continue reading

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Christmas Postathon — Day 10

Day 10 asks if I’ve sat on Santa’s lap. Yes. I think the picture says it all, don’t you? Yeah. Now, we don’t do Santa, which you can read about here, but I did let the children sit with Santa if … Continue reading

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Moo & Beethoven Go Way Back

I’ve told many a story about the antics of Moo, so those of you who’ve been reading me a long time are aware that the care and keeping of Moo has always been challenging for us. Moo was a colicky … Continue reading

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