We have been adjusting around here. Adjusting to my mom getting ready to move into her own apartment after living with us for over five years. My daughter only knows life with Gramma around. I’ve been talking to the kids prepping for the actual moving day so it’s not a big “Surprise! Today’s the day!” […]Read More Parenting Is Not For The Weak
Hello again, it’s me. Your friendly conscious neighborhood August mom. I was staring at my computer screen wanting to get so much off my chest, but then I realized I just want a second cup of coffee instead. November kicks my ass every year. Every. F-ing. Year. I love Halloween. Love it. It’s my fave […]Read More August Mom Again
I’m gonna get real with y’all. I’m terrible at adulting. Nothing highlights that more than being a parent. All the mingling at school, pick up, drop off, playdates. It’s hell for this introvert! I am not at all comfortable with small talk and chit chat. I see it as a huge waste of time. It’s […]Read More Playdate Pain
Current project: Figure out a design for the new house. Current status: Clueless I have done the unimaginable and hired a designer. I need help. I, apparently, am easily overwhelmed. Funny how this happens more and more the older you get. I guess my cup o’ shit is running close to full a lot because […]Read More Plans and Paint
Driving my son to fencing practice last night, he began talking about civilization. At first I thought it was just iPad withdrawal, but turns out he was going somewhere with it. I have to paraphrase here because honestly, I wasn’t actually listening in the beginning. I tuned in off and on and it went something […]Read More Alien Evolution
We are a video game family. My husband makes them so it’s sort of a requirement. This is aided by the fact we all enjoy them. I like RPGs. (Role Playing Games) I’ve lost many a personal growth opportunity to playing WoW. (World of Warcraft) I no longer play, but had played since the beta […]Read More Armor
Dear Teachers of My Little Angels, I tried. I really did, I swear. I tried really hard to prepare them for going back to school today. I even began prep last night. 7:45 Tuck everyone in. Everyone was bathed, storied, brushed, loved, and hugged. 7:49 Girl child comes downstairs claiming headache and inability to fall […]Read More Break Free!