Momming Monday: The Quest For Control

When you hit adulthood, you realize you are on your own and are now responsible for all your own scheduled appointments, deadlines, and maintenance cycles for all the things that make life comfortable. When you hit parenthood, you realize that not only are you...
Momming Monday: Summer Blockbusters

Momming Monday: Summer Blockbusters

In my house, July means the summer’s gone on long enough that boredom has set in and now the only release from the Endless Summer Fun of Youthful Ennui is Recreational Fighting. Don’t get me wrong, my kids are generally crazy about each other, and very...
Momming Monday: Time Is A River

Momming Monday: Time Is A River

I got the idea for this blog because we’ve been re-watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, and introducing the kids to one of the seminal entertainment series of our own youth. I could go on for days about the Star Trek phenomenon, its worldview on the future,...
Momming Monday: Chores In The Digital Age

Momming Monday: Chores In The Digital Age

Everybody hates the Chore List. None more so than the one that has to make it. No matter what chore list I set up, the whining commences, followed by the labor disputes. Any attempts to point out that the effort expended to avoid the chores is three times the effort...
Momming Monday: Pack Only What You Need

Momming Monday: Pack Only What You Need

So during this first week of Endless Summer Fun, I took the kids to the local amusement park, courtesy of Season Passes (because there’s no other way to afford going, honestly. I could probably buy a small country with family admission plus parking). And as...
Momming Monday: Summer’s Here!

Momming Monday: Summer’s Here!

Oddly enough, for not having had a real winter (we were one of the few places that missed just about every snowstorm and cold snap. Good in some aspects, but not so good in others), I’m feeling very glad that summer is now sorta officially here. School’s...
Momming Monday: OCCUPY! The Children

Momming Monday: OCCUPY! The Children

School is winding down for us and the countdown is in the single digits. Some people send their kids to camp, others have their kids in spring and fall sports. I figure if I’m going to have them home all day, all summer, then by Dog, we’re going to do...
Momming Monday: Your Best Self

Momming Monday: Your Best Self

I recently flipped my schedule around in anticipation for Summer Break. I’m usually one of those people who likes to wind up to work by starting the day off and clearing out a bunch of small, easy to do tasks that make me feel like I’ve accomplished...

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