Cool Kids

This morning my five year old son told me that he needed to take his lunch to school in a shopping bag instead of the $30 Bakugan lunch thing I bought for him because that is what all of the “cool kids” were doing. Then he said that he knew he was a cool kid [...]

5 Unusual Things We Have Had to Ask Our Children to Stop Saying

The following is an incomplete list of things that my husband and I have had to ask our children to stop saying in the past month or so due to either repetition or content. 1) “fancy getup” 2) Wylie Dufrense 3) “a-s-s” He was just spelling it over and over. I have no idea why. [...]

Ride The Wienermobile

When we walked down to the lobby the concierge said “Can I help you ladies?” I said: “Yes. This might sound strange, but I am looking for the Wienermobile.” All three of us stifled back some laughter and he said “Actually, I know exactly what you are talking about and it was parked out front [...]

Life Is Just Funny

On Saturday I was on a panel at the Mom 2.0 Summit in Houston. The moderator, Holly Buchanan, asked me how I found funny things to write about all of the time. Of course I am paraphrasing, but I said something along the lines of “Life is funny, and I am easily amused.” Just to [...]

Want to Hear the Most Annoying Sound Ever?

Just when you think you have the most annoying song on the planet stuck in your head. (NSFW) Then your husband makes you listen to this. To “assist” you in getting Die Antwoord “Enter The Ninja” out of your mind. Yeah, so just when you think it could not possibly get any worse, you walk [...]

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An Incomplete List of Things I Do Not Understand

1. Why a couple would share a facebook account 2. Lady Gaga 3. Calculus 4. People who think Keanu Reeves is a good actor 5. What is going on in this picture 6. genital piercings 7. the lure of Scientology 8. Why anyone would want a snake for a pet 9. How my son can [...]

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Reading Teacher of the Year, Right Here

I don’t think I told you about it here but I’ve been doing Hooked on Phonics with The Goon Squad. Since they started Kindergarten I have been sort of neglectful. Their teacher have been doing a great job and they have both been making huge leaps in reading and writing. Since the weather gods have [...]

Snowpocalypse Now

Yesterday my husband came in from shoveling and knocking huge icicles off of our roof. Him: I just talked to all of our neighbors. Me: Really, what is everybody doing out there Him: Janet is cursing in her driveway. Me: That sounds pretty good. Maybe I’ll go out too. Him: Well, she was shoveling. You [...]

Beware: THE WINTER STROM COMETH

Yeah, you hear me. THE STROM.

The Forecast Calls for 10 More Inches of Snow

Because we need more snow like I need more dirty laundry.