TBT: Singing to Baby Rabbits

This came up on my Timehop app today. Three years ago today I was enjoying a balmy afternoon in the backyard with my (then) three year old. I had twin boys in my enormous belly, a baby bunny in my lap and a smile on my face. It was a simpler time. 🙂 It really … Continue reading

Feral Five: 5 Times My Kids Humbled Me

5. Upon noticing that I remove my bra when getting ready for bed: “Mama, why do you take your boobs off at night?” 4. Remarking on the color of my teeth: “It looks like you chewed a green glow stick”.  3. Loudly in a quiet public venue “Let me see you pig bites. LET ME … 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

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