Tag Archives: Florida

The Banana Boat Ride

As a parent, I’ve often found myself doing things that I wouldn’t dream of doing on my own free will —  cleaning poop off a wall, catching puke with my bare hands, dining at a germ-infested Chuck E. Cheese.  But … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Sex Talk

Birds do it.  Bees do it.  And God knows WE sure do it.  But unfortunately for me, it looks like I’m gonna have to talk to my kids about HOW we do it.  (Well, not every little gory detail, of … Continue reading

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Things I Learned on our Family Vacation

__________________________________________________________ ** Seeing his grandma in the buff apparently doesn’t phase my son in the least. ** Hot flashes and sea sickness don’t mix well with a pirate ship cruise. ** And just because it’s a “pirate” cruise does not … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley and the Hooters Girls

Many of you have probably heard of or even read the Flat Stanley book series for children.  It’s about a boy who’s flattened one night by a bulletin board hanging over his bed.  He learns that he can suddenly fit … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Fun

So when you drive over 1300 miles to have some fun in the warm sun, you don’t really expect to end up doing this: You might notice a couple of things wrong with this picture.  A.) I’m wearing jeans during … Continue reading

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Just Call Us The Griswolds

Know the great thing about being stuck in a car with your family for 22 hours?  Yeah, me neither.  I wouldn’t want to be stuck in a car by myself for 22 hours, let alone two fighting siblings who have … Continue reading

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