Not Quite Stooping to Their Level

Her: Sarah and Gabe sitting in a tree k-i-s-s-i-n-g. First come love, Second comes marriage, Then comes Mommy with the BABY CARRIAGE! Them: Hahahahahahahahahahhahahahaha! Me: Well, yeah, that is pretty much what happened except for the tree part, and it was a double stroller, and the babies were all loud and pooped a lot.

And People Wonder Why I Act Crazy

When I was brushing my teeth and putting in my contacts this morning my children were making their breakfast and talking off their clothes. As I walked down the hall I could hear them singing: Happy birthday to me, I’m 103, I’m still in pre-school and I am naked. It isn’t their birthday, they are […]

Six Years Ago Today

Do you remember what you were doing six years ago today? I do. I remember what I was doing five years ago today too. Happy birthday Goon Squad. I wouldn’t be who I am today without you. I love you very, very much.

This Might Be the Answer That You Have Been Searching For

“Mommy?” he said “Can you live without ever drinking chocolate milk?” “Sure,” I said “Lots of people probably never drink chocolate milk.” “You can live without ever ever drinking a single drop of chocolate milk?” “Yes. Why?” “Claudia said you can’t live if you don’t drink chocolate milk.” Then a little voice came from the […]

My Work Here is Done

I was making coffee this morning when I overheard my five year old twins singing this little tune at the breakfast table. Sepultura – 7 – Biotech Is Godzilla Found at abmp3 search engine

The Nuts Talk

I was driving my five year old twins and my nine year old neighbor to Tae Kwon Do today. They were talking about “Jackmania” which is the imaginary kingdom of next door so I was pretty much ignoring them when the conversation took a turn that made my ears perk up. “Hey Ian!” said the […]

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. […]

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 […]

And the World Continues to Get Smaller

My neighbor was picking up her daughter who was over here playing with Claudia when she told me that she was watching a power point presentation at work and there was a picture of me in it. Strange? Yes, until the guy giving the presentation told her it was a picture from the BlogHer conference […]


For some reason completely out of my realm of understanding my children (especially the boy) has started replacing his “f” sounds with the “th” sound. They usually only do this when it is the last sound in a word, so stuff becomes stuth, or enough becomes enuth. It is almost some sort of reversed cockney, […]

Ain’t Nothing But a Twin Thing

* * * The irony is that neither can read or write very well, but they are already using social media of sorts. They are calling it “Chat Room”. The apples don’t fall very far from the tree.

Overheard at My House

Oh, well if it’s opposite day then you guys both smell really, really good.