** Christmas cookies seriously kicked my ass this year.
** Trying to write with a house full of people is like trying to have sex with a house full of people (uh….not that I would know or anything.)
** A brick wall would respond more to a conversation than my kids do sometimes.
** “Sex and the City” re-runs never ever get old.
** The enormous piles of holiday trash in our alley have taken on a life of their own.
** Changing the sheets on a bunk bed is a HUGE pain in the patooty.
** Taking video games away as a consequence only ends up punishing me.
** Every time I drink hot chocolate, I hear Tom Hanks in my head singing that song from “The Polar Express” movie.
** Tator tots are a real crowd pleaser. Who knew?!
** When one mess is cleaned up, ten more appear in its place.
** It’s really hard to appreciate a rare moment of stillness in the house when the smell of dog ass is permeating the air.
** Despite what I might think, God does not give me more than I can handle.
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