Parenting in Two Photos

By |2017-06-14T16:23:07-04:00March 5th, 2013|Parenting|

Some days I call Andy at work and just make, like, a series of animalistic grunts and whines. Wheeeeeezzzeeeeee. Yeeeelppppppppp. Mew mewwwwwwww. Hisssssssss. Click. That is my best description of parenting. He always assumes I'm exaggerating. I now have photographic evidence. What Andy thinks our kids are like. What our kids are like. Andy, come [...]

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Her third year.

By |2017-06-14T15:14:42-04:00April 30th, 2012|Parenting|

Once upon a time, a beautiful and really rested and youthful looking queen was pregnant with a baby girl. Everyone in the kingdom was super excited, and the queen just glowed with happiness, as she already had two handsome princes who, while totally adorable and sweet, mostly liked playing video games and peeing in the [...]

Andy Hates Sweden.

By |2017-06-14T16:13:59-04:00February 17th, 2012|Marriage, Parenting, Pop Culture Addiction|

Whenever Andy and I are coming off a rough patch, I get cocky and start putting our relationship in really ridiculous positions of peril, almost like a dare. Like, I dare you to want to divorce me and find where I've hidden your passport and your grandma's ashes. While he's all, let's go on a [...]

To Gigi, With Love.

By |2017-06-14T15:16:43-04:00May 2nd, 2011|Parenting|

Lots of memories in my life are fuzzy. How I got the scar under my chin. The time I woke up in an RV outside a Bass Pro Shop. The George Clinton concert I went to in college. But, I distinctly remember pushing Gigi out. Maybe it was the lack of drugs or the post [...]

Gigi and all things lovely.

By |2017-06-14T15:22:24-04:00April 30th, 2010|Parenting|

For the life of me, I couldn't remember what Andy got me for my birthday last year. I think monumental gifts stopped about four years ago.  We were too tired for intricacy.  Had too much baggage for quick getaways.  And, our birthdays were always kinda backburnered to the ordering of Lightning McQueen cakes and Bounce [...]