Losing Cowkids

Posted May 5, 2017

This is a bit embarrassing to admit but, I lose my kids at least once a week…maybe even once a day… It’s something I feel more than a bit of shame about, and I’ve only admitted this to a few close friends that I know will A. Not call DFS on… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Parenting


Posted May 3, 2017

Blargh… Yup that sums up my week, and my current mental state. The first clue for my readers may have been that my posts usually go up at 6am, while this one is being written after 9pm. I admit that while blogging I often think about you, the reader. I’ve learned that… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens

Mama Mantra: Potty Training Sucks

Posted April 5, 2017

Yeah I said it… Potty Training Sucks. I should know as I am currently potty training Cowkid #5 aka LittleMissH aka Raccoon #2. On top of that I have babysat/nannied numerous children. Basically what I’m saying is…I’m kind of a potty training expert. And this expert says Potty Training Sucks.… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Parenting

Mama Musings: This Time Is Bittersweet

Posted February 15, 2017

Yesterday at Mom’s group one of my friends asked me how I felt about being done having kids. It wasn’t a random question… LittleMissH turned two yesterday (best Valentine’s Day gift ever) and during the meeting I mentioned that this is the first time in a decade that I am… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens

Christmas Hangover

Posted December 26, 2016

It’s the day after Christmas and it’s time for my family’s annual Christmas Hangover. No, I’m not talking about the kind caused by indulging in too much eggnog (though Santa DID bring me a bottle of Patron Silver) but, the effects are somewhat similar. Sluggish and tired, cranky and irritable…around here the day… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens


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