Tag Archives: tradition

The True Meaning of Christmas

As a kid, it’s hard to see the big, wide world outside your own tiny bubble of existence.  (Heck, it’s not easy even as an adult sometimes!)  That’s why I’ve made it my mission to try to teach my kids … Continue reading

Posted in mom blog, mom trying to stay sane blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The New Year’s Guinea Pig Attack

The older I get, the more I realize that New Year’s Eve is totally overrated.  I mean, seriously, what’s the point of getting all dolled up to spend a shit-ton of money to fight a bunch of annoying crowds to … Continue reading

Posted in mom blog, mom trying to stay sane blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Stretching the Holiday Truth

     I swear I feel like half the crap I try to feed my kids while I’m doing this parenting gig comes right back to bite me in the ass.  And with Christmas and all its many, many far-fetched … Continue reading

Posted in mom blog, mom trying to stay sane blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Drunken Santa

          With all the different versions of Santa that are walking around all over the place, I can’t help but think we’re confusing the hell out of our kids. Seriously, some form of Santa seems to be … Continue reading

Posted in mom blog, mom trying to stay sane blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Non-Traditional Thanksgiving

     This Thanksgiving was a very non-traditional one for us.  It was the first year that I’ve ever been without my parents, since my dad’s immune system’s too weak to be around the kids.  Luckily, our good friends came to … Continue reading

Posted in mom blog, mom trying to stay sane blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments