Nighttime Achievement Awards

Currently (11:24 pm) I am lying awake in my bed, marveling (like all mothers do) at how magnificent, talented and better my kids are, than your kids….  Wonder if I’d get honks or gun shots for THAT bumper sticker! Maybe just vehicular vandalism.  We (as a proud race of stumbleparents) must learn to embrace and […]

But what if it hurts their feelings?

Have you ever been faced with a situation that put you between a rock and a hard place?  I’m not talking about which car insurance to decide upon, or which lower back tattoo to grace your haunches.  I’m talking about the situation where something/someone is causing a problem BUT they are your friend/family/dearly loved. Being […]

When all else fails…

Waiting in the airport again, nice and early in the morning, I reflect back on my previous coast to coast flight. I’m not usually shocked or surprised by human behaviors or what one might refer to as a tragedy or travesty. Moved, saddened, ashamed… But not shocked.  As a stumblemom, I have flown with my […]

Perfectly Imperfect…

Every time I make a mistake, every time I screw up BIG with my kids, there is a process of emotions that I go through. Justification – she had it coming!  I’ve put up with so much for so long, I’m allowed to get angry! Doubt – well, maybe I shouldn’t have cursed… or gotten […]

BRUSH YOUR TEARS AWAY!

   Oh. Man.  Have I found the best brush for all of the tender headed kids out there!  I would have not believed it if I hadn’t used it myself on both of my drama, tangled, banshee, tender scalp princesses! I like function. I like affordability. I love this brush! Awesome Brush You can find this […]

Inside Out Fartastrophy!

Just a real quick funny for your midweek slump! The movie, “Inside Out” was fantastic!!!!  especially if you have a “spirited” child like I do!  Remember my post about the big feelings and how they were her big, powerful horses?  Well, this movie fit perfectly! We went to see it on a Sunday afternoon, just […]