Tag Archives: Sissy

Clean Your Room

After reading Erika’s post over at Dorky Mom Doodles, I almost commented in 700 words, but then I realized, I could reply in my very own blog and hold all my readers hostage instead. Four kids. Three of my kids … Continue reading

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You Waited: Weird Week’s Longest Post

My apologies, but this week’s funnies are completely ineligible for blogland. More than half of them were just plain mean. Oh, the gossip stories I could tell you over mojitos on the porch, but not here. *shakes head subtly* The … Continue reading

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SoCS — Sign(s)

I got the song stuck in my head, ya know, “Long-haired freaky people need not apply…” I am a long-haired freaky person and I already have a job, so that’s cool, whatever, but you shouldn’t be like that, man. I … Continue reading

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But… Butter…

When my friend Tori moved to Indianapolis, she came from San Francisco. I know y’all think San Francisco must be HUGE compared to Indianapolis, but um, no. In terms of largest US cities, San Francisco is ranked 13 and Indy is … Continue reading

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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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