Wishing You a Memorable VD

Remember when VD (Valentine’s Day to common folk) used to matter? No? Me neither. Well, that’s a lie. There was a brief span when we were dating/newly married when we put forth an effort. You’d covertly buy some overpriced fattening chocolates and battle crowds to have an intimate meal at a slow, packed expensive restaurant. … Continue reading

The Feral Five Second Rule

If you spend anytime whatsoever with the under 4 foot crowd you will be familiar with the essential code of conduct known as “The Five Second Rule”. The Five Second Rule originated in ancient Egypt…nah, I’m making that shit up. Basically it is a mother’s conditional tolerance of allowing her children to eat garbage off … Continue reading

Feral Flashback: Mr. Nudey

Ohhhhhhh ho ho ho…what do we have here. Upon scouring my computer I found this oldy but goody. Gone are those carefree college days. But the memories will live on forever. Nay, they are burned into my memory, despite my best attempts to rid my mind of images of Mr. Nudey. This is from the … Continue reading

How my Teen Years Prepared Me for Parenting

Remember those angry, awkward, zit filled years? The ones you couldn’t wait to put behind you? Once I became I mother I realized that those teen years never really go away. I am older, wiser, perhaps more responsible (HA! Who am I kidding?) but that is about it. There is not a whole lot that … Continue reading

Division of Labour: Pink Team vs Blue Team

I don’t know about your family, but in our family we have decidedly PINK TEAM jobs and BLUE TEAM jobs. Now before you start burning your bra, take a freaking breath. I don’t mean to say we follow the school of thought where the dame should be barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen. Anyone who … Continue reading