Learned From the Parents of Twins…

Dec 2, 2016
Being a parent of twins is a lot like being a parent of only one child, except that when you’re seeing double from lack of sleep the results are exponentially terrifying… That said, even ...

Operation: Decorate!

Nov 25, 2016
Some folks are out shopping today. Others are still incapacitated from yesterday’s self-imposed turkey and gravy coma. Let them enjoy their savings and their sweet dreams of mashed potatoes an...

Red, White & Bologna

Nov 11, 2016
There was a time when admittedly I kind of liked bologna. I was probably in grade school and it was what we had lying around the fridge, so it made a fine sandwich that I ate for lunch on many an occa...

Just Vote Already

Nov 4, 2016
Can you believe it’s finally almost that time of year?! No, not Christmas … although you’ve only got 49 more shopping days and I heard that stores are already starting to put out th...

Nightmare on Pee-Pee Hallway Street

Oct 28, 2016
I’ve peed a lot of places over my years.  Some I’m not proud of, but none like this.  Never anything like this… * * * * * * * * * * It’s intriguing how the sound of something...

Never Enough Storage

Oct 21, 2016
Ten years ago I admittedly wasn’t the biggest fan of suburbia, with its rows and rows of houses that all look exactly the same, and the SUVs and minivans lining every driveway, and the kids̷...

Humor in the NICU

Oct 7, 2016
All three of my kids have now spent time at birth in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, otherwise known as the NICU or The Place That Actually Means It When They Tell You to Wash Your Hands, to the...

Parents Say the Darndest Things

Sep 30, 2016
Parenting changes you. And not just by turning things like sleeping in on the weekend and playing video games with every iota of your waking free time into distant memories, but also in more direct wa...