Tag Archives: childhood

Milking the Moment

  With life constantly throwing reminders at me that my kids are, in fact, growing up (cell phones, sleepovers, bike riding to school — EEK!), I often get swept up in the everyday craziness of just trying to keep up … Continue reading

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Freaky Furby

You know how you had that one toy in your bedroom as a kid that kinda creeped you out once your parents turned out the lights and tucked you in for the night?  Mine was a clown who I swear … Continue reading

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Is the Jig REALLY Up?

Remember that story a few weeks ago when we lost the mother fucking Elf on the Shelf, and I was all panicked that it might be the last Christmas for believing in Santa in my household?  Well, it saddens me … Continue reading

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Suburban Roller Coaster

As overly cautious as we are about protecting our children these days, it’s a wonder any of us survived our own childhoods of yesteryear.  Heck, many of us probably rode home from the hospital on our moms’ laps IN THE … Continue reading

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Reunion Recap

Prior to my surgery, it was certainly a welcome distraction last weekend to have my 20 year high school reunion take my mind off skin cancer and surgery and black eyes and PAIN.  It’s hard to be hung up with … Continue reading

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Date Night

They say there’s nothing quite like the special bond between a son and his mama. And this just so happens to be one stereotype which I am more than happy to be a part of. Yes, my little man totally … Continue reading

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Kid Fibs

     Recently my son’s been talking about some kid that he plays with on the playground at school named “Pepe”.  I’d never heard this name EVER mentioned before, so I thought I’d pull out the school directory, and see … Continue reading

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The Christmas Brick

     The day my kids stop believing in Santa will be a day that physically hurts my heart because I know that little by little from that point on, their innocence will be slowly fading away.  I can remember exactly when … Continue reading

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Chew On This

          Trying to get my son to keep his hands or his clothing out of his mouth is like trying to keep a man from touching his johnson.  It’s a constant uphill battle that I don’t seem … Continue reading

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KEEPSAKE OR CRAP?

       Being a parent pretty much forces you to become a pack rat.  It’s your parental duty to keep sacred mementos and memorabilia, but honestly, the amount of crap that my kids expect me to save is nothing … Continue reading

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