Ramblings

How Do Toddlers Show Affection, Unprompted

Unprompted.  I’m not even sure if unprompted is a real word, but it is for purposes of this here blog post. I love my turkeys with all of my being.  They are growing so fast and saying new things every day that just shakes me to the core. ...

How Not To Ruin Your Kids Birthday Party

A toddler birthday party can be a terrifying experience, especially if you are the parent crazy enough to host 20 little rugrats plus a parent or two, at your home.  If you choose to go this route, please, for the love of all that is holy, pay ...

11 Things I Never Thought I Would Do As A Parent

I’ve been on a list kick the past several days. What can I say, lists rock? So here you go The ten things I never thought I would do as a parent. 1. Help my son pee, standing up. At the park. On a tree. But when a 3-year-old has to go, he has ...

The Adventures of a Bed-Hopping Mommy

Bet I got your attention with this one, huh?  Yep, I am a bed-hopping machine.  Often several times a night, a couple of nights a week.  Sometimes, up to three beds a night with three different members of the male species and one female!  Damn, I do ...

What Do Vegans Eat?

Milk Free, Except Really Not This is a small selection of the food I just bought for Gunne Bear. Do you see the words "Soy" and "Veggie"? Do you know what you DO NOT see on the ingredients list? Milk, milk protein, or contains milk proteins. But ...

Do Blackout Curtains Really Work? Special Ordered vs. Amazon

My husband is getting really tired of me re-telling the Saga of the Curtains over and over again, and could probably do without my calling him at work to rant about my latest soy purchase debacle, so I'm posting it here. Let's begin with the ...

Allergic To Milk! Great. What the hell do I feed my kid now?

Today? Is dead to me. Seriously, I cannot remember the last time I had a day quite this bad. It began this morning around 4 am when I had a panic attack of epic proportion. For no reason what-so-ever, I became convinced that the baby had ...

Cloth Diapers – Breaking Them In

We've finally gotten the swing of the cloth diapering down over here. I discovered a few things in the first couple of days: Disposables had made me lazy about changing my kid. The biodegradable inserts could not stand up to the onslaught of ...

I’m eating everything in sight

This no peanut butter thing is not working out for us over here. I am so hungry, I'm eating everything in sight. Last night, I ate through 2 bacon cheddar burgers, 1 roll, 4 slices of portabello mushroom, 1 heirloom tomato, and several handfuls of ...

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