Dog days

Some days just aren't a win. I took the day off today to hang out with the girls, as our babysitter had some things she needed to do today. The dog needed shots etc... and today was a good enough day for it. When I told the kids it was time to go and that... Continue Reading →

I thought I wanted boys

When we were thinking about children, I was confident we would have boys. I would be a better boy mom, right? Dirt is easier to deal with than drama. And then boys could help Lynn on the farm. And so I had it decided. Then we had girls. Pink, glittery, dramatic girls. Strong minded, strong... Continue Reading →

No kids at the grocery store

I went to the store today withOUT the ratbabies.  It was quiet. It was peaceful. I could read my grocery-list in its entirety and not have to peel a small person off a merchandising display. It was lovely. Except Nobody told me ANY jokes. Nobody fought over who got to hold my hand. There was... Continue Reading →

The Jessicaland bubble

I live in a bubble. I call it Jessicaland. Part of it is from my easily-distracted nature.  Three times in my life (as a child, in my early twenties and again in my thirties) I have been officially diagnosed with ADHD.....I call it "OOOh, look! Squirrel!"  Once I had kids it got significantly worse. For... Continue Reading →

My kid ran away today

Claire was by my side while I talked to her teacher about a minor scrap she got into with a classmate today. (I need to teach her to never start a fight she can't win....JUST KIDDING) She yelled "get Sissy" and ran out the door. I looked over my shoulder to grab her lunchbox while... Continue Reading →

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