Life Goes Full Circle

When looking at Netflix or Amazon Prime, one can see many new versions of cartoons that I loved as a kid: The Popples, The Care Bears, My Little Pony, Inspector Gadget, Garfield, and others. I don't care for the newer cartoons, but my kids love them. We play many games that I had as a … Continue reading Life Goes Full Circle


Damn it!

Last night while I was preparing supper the kids played on the floor in the living room around the corner. When I went to check on them I noticed that they had littered the floor with toys, blankets, books, and all sorts of things. As I walked back to the kitchen I picked up a … Continue reading Damn it!

Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

Yesterday evening I stayed late at work to interview a potential new associate for an open position. While waiting we were making small talk and she asked me how long I had been in my current job. I told her four years, but I had been working at the hospital in various positions for seventeen … Continue reading Flattery Will Get You Everywhere


In my house growing up, one could often hear a variety of very colorful curses. Even now, when talking to my parents on speaker phone I must remind them that little ears are listening. I was never allowed to swear, but my mind filed away many of my dad's best. As an adult I swear … Continue reading #&@*$

More Ridiculous Things I Have Told My Toddler

Every day it seems I find myself saying something crazy to my kid. Most of the time I forget to write it down, but occasionally I remember. Enjoy! 1. You'd better watch out, you just about poked yourself in the eye with your toe. 2. Your chicken is not a phone. Eat it. 3. Your … Continue reading More Ridiculous Things I Have Told My Toddler

What a Day

Before I start, just a little disclaimer: this is not the post I planned to publish today. Instead, I needed to vent a little bit about my day so far. I will warn you, I do get a little graphic, so I'm sorry. I woke up to the sound of my husband's alarm clock at … Continue reading What a Day

The Name Game

Decisions, decisions. When I asked Abby what her ideas for baby names were, she said Elmo and Coco. Sorry, kid, those aren't going to make th cut. With only ten weeks left before delivery, my husband and I have finally gotten serious about picking out a name for our new baby. Well, maybe. Last week … Continue reading The Name Game