Monthly Archives: May 2010

If mom folds five loads of laundry, goes grocery shopping, washes dishes, and bathes the children and nobody is there to see it, did it really happen?

Before we get started you should know that the Mister is out of town for a week and I am not at my best. This was my bedtime conversation with Oliver, who is very upset, missing his dad, and having

Posted in kids scripts, motherhood, Oliver and Maggie

12 good things that have happened in the last 17 days

photo from here 1. The birds found the bird feeder. Finally. 2. We took the kids to their first Giant’s game. 3. The Mister caught a foul ball. 4. I discovered (and devoured) Breaking Bad 5. I had this conversation

Posted in life, lists, Oliver and Maggie

Martha Stewart is the devil on my shoulder

A few days ago, as I was artfully sticking my homemade “Please take me home” stickers on the gift bags I put together for my children’s fourth birthday party, I had a familiar feeling. I was sort of enjoying myself,

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