Little Boy is in eighth grade right now. I saw that he had recently googled “Why does homework exist?” Although I understand these (honestly kind of preachy) answers given on Google, and of course I told my son that homework is good for him…. and he should DEFINITELY do his homework…. I don’t like homeworkContinue reading “I Hate Homework”
I recently downloaded some old-school Taylor Swift to my Spotify playlist and I was listening to it and singing along when I picked up the twins from the middle school. In the passenger seat, Little Girl rolled her eyes and popped in her ear buds. In the back seat I could hear Little Boy tellingContinue reading “I’m still not the cool mom”
I sent a group message to my husband and kids to ask what they wanted from McDonald’s. Their answers were pretty varied: I wasn’t able to get the secret to Ronald McDonald’s eternal youth, however….
The other day I was getting some ketchup from my condiment drawer– What? You don’t have a condiment drawer? What do you do with your ketchup packets then? Anyways…. I noticed that all my ketchup packets had little holes, like something had been CHEWING on them. Could there be mice in the house? Oh surelyContinue reading “Ketchup Mouse”
Last year at this time I would have laughed at the idea of wearing a mask to go out. The idea of “protective face masks” would have conjured up crazy images. This year…. I have a DESIGNATED MASK RACK in my laundry room. I guess this is progress…
On Sunday I decided to try to really look nice for church. I usually wear a skirt to church, out of tradition, but there’s the ever-present problem of my legs. Normally skirts are designed to showcase pretty legs, but those are not the kind of legs I have. My legs are not only shaped likeContinue reading “Yesterday I tried to dress up”
My oldest daughter, age 24. called me from her apartment and asked what I was doing. “I’m making a dump cake from a recipe I saw on Tik Tok,” I said. She paused. “I have a lot of problems with that sentence, Mom. For one thing, DUMP CAKE?! And remember, we’ve talked about how parentsContinue reading “Tik Tok Dump Cake”
…and they are ugly. My friends were telling me about these super comfortable shoes called “oofoos,” which honestly sounded made-up to me. I looked them up (Surprise! They are real!) and decided to try a pair. I have to tell you, these are the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever tried on. And they are SOContinue reading “I got new shoes…”