Favorite Things, Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 24 (Oops, I Skipped One)

I was going through past tater tot posts to figure out what episode I was on when I realized I never published a 20th episode. Oops. Nobody's perfect. This immediately made me think of this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t93u0qg5q_M Because Anna (and Ella) watched this show like Billy Ray Cyrus was paying them to do it. This… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 24 (Oops, I Skipped One)

Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

I felt like this might be a good post to reblog. Go make yourself a stress ball today.¬† First published on December 17, 2018 I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating¬†our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Family, Life, Motherhood, Music

These Will Be The Good Old Days

  There's this catchy song by Macklemore and Kesha (I know, I am just as surprised as you) that has been humming in my head all summer; playing on the car radio in between destinations; on the Apple Music account when Ella is dancing or when Anna is getting ready for the day.   I… Continue reading These Will Be The Good Old Days

therapy, puzzle pieces. anxiety
Anxiety, Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood

I’m In Therapy

I feel so Seinfeld, so Mad About You, so oh I don't know, Diane Keaton movie about living in New York City and having a mysterious and very interesting life, right now. Remember when going to therapy meant you were rich? Or lived in the big city? Or were a nut job? It doesn't anymore.… Continue reading I’m In Therapy

teenagers, family, children, motherhood
Motherhood, Parenting

Eighteen Years Ago

Seems like a lifetime ago and really, it was. My oldest daughter turns 18 tomorrow. Eighteen years ago this week, I was getting ready to have my first child. I was watching a movie a couple of weeks ago (OKAY IT WAS PRETTY IN PINK) and in it, Duckie was rewinding a tape deck in… Continue reading Eighteen Years Ago