Because that’s what mommies do? Part two

When I picked the big girls up from school the other day, Rachel greeted me with her usual knock-me over-like-you-haven’t-seen-me-in-a-year hug and screech of “Mommyyyyy! You baaaaaaack!!!!!!” Because 4 hours to a 4 year old is like an eternity. So as I struggled to stay upright as she attempted to bring me down like I […]

So why DO I run? It’s complicated.

Oh, hey there. I’m just sitting here at my dining room table in my yoga pants, t-shirt, and running shoes. I should note that I have never touched a yoga mat, I don’t remember the last time I “dined” at this table, and well, I’m not being a very good runner lately. I’m starting to […]

The ridiculous things that being tired makes you do

Yes. We’re still suffering from PDSTTSD: Post Daylight Savings Time Traumatic Stress Disorder. It’s causing some nasty behavior around here. I think I just realized today why it’s bothering me so much this year — it’s our first fall time change with no naps. Sure, I tried the other day. Zoe reluctantly slept for about […]

Suck it, Daylight Savings Time.

I’m so over Daylight Savings Time. First of all, I’m not sure what the difference is between “Daylight Savings Time” and “the END of Daylight Savings Time.” Not that it really matters, because they both suck for different reasons. Which one is it in the fall, anyway? You know, the one that makes my kids […]

That time I told the doctor she was wrong

I went to the doctor recently for some side pain. Now before you up and call me a total pansy, know that it takes a lot for me to go to the doctor. Like I have to be oozing blood, running a super high fever, or pregnant. But then miraculously as soon as I set […]