Here at the old HTV homestead, we're deeply entrenched in one of my favorite toddler phases: the I Can Do It Myself phase. ∙ Oh, did I say "favorite" toddler phase? I'm sorry, I meant to say, "SHOOT ME NOW!" ∙ I love that the little...―
School's out for the summer, and I have mixed emotions about it. I tried to make a Pro and Con list to decide which was better. ∙ But that was too hard, so I just made a Con list to decide which was worse. ∙ So which is worse? It's a...―
Episode 22: ∙ Grandma and Grandpa lead a healthy, active lifestyle. ∙ But despite their lifetime of companionship, mutual love, and avoidance of osteoporosis, there's one area of their lives that has begun to... fall a little short ...―
Those of you who read this blog regularly, especially the comments and on Facebook where my husband and I carry on 95% of our communication, are probably under the impression that we enjoy a very strong, healthy marriage seasoned with respect, ...―
You might guess that, as the parent of a toddler who is neither potty trained nor willing to sleep in her own dang bed,* my concern level regarding getting peed on at night ranges from Moderate to STOP PEEING ON ME AT NIGHT! That's why I was ...―
I believe you're well aware of how I feel about family game night - SuperFun family togetherness! ∙ In theory. ∙ In reality, it's often a never-ending Whine Fest. Sometimes I'm not even the only one whining. ∙ In terms of ...―
I've come to terms with the fact that I lack the motivation and will power required to successfully diet. ∙ However, as the numbers on my bathroom scale continue to edge upwards, to the point I've started getting them confused with the...―
Okay, I know we're all busy getting ready for Mother's Day - clearing off space atop our dressers for a new 64-ounce bottle of eau de Dollar Store parfum, hiding the waffle iron to prevent a breakfast-in-bed related ER visit, and applying extra...―
People often ask me how I manage to get all these kids up, dressed, and out the door every morning. ∙ Hahahaha, that's a lie. People rarely ask me that, possibly because you'll note the above sentence lacks the phrases "cheerfully," "with...―
Ack! Listen To Your Mother is on Thursday and, aside from crippling stage fright and a few bouts of nervous vomiting, I have one main problem - I don't know what to wear. Part of the problem is that I've been sitting on my butt working from home ...―
One of my many, many talents, besides remaining incredibly humble despite my obvious genius and my ability to eat three Big Macs in one sitting, is finding new and exciting things to get bummed out about. ∙ It can be something really big...―
Perhaps you'll think I'm speaking in poor taste ∙ when I tell you all about my favorite place. ∙ I visit when I'm feeling low, ∙ or when I feel an urge to go ∙ far from the people whining in my face. ∙ "Mom, I ...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...