My Mom’s Milkshake

My mom’s cell phone finally fell apart and died the other day. She was dedicated to using her 1982 flip phone with the long antenna and was refusing to enter the age of data plans. Since she refused to pay for anything extra other than… Read more My Mom’s Milkshake


Sheltered Kids

Do you ever wonder if in your attempt to keep your kids safe from the world, they are too sheltered? I didn’t until a few weeks ago. It was the last week of school and a couple boys from my son’s Catholic School class came… Read more Sheltered Kids


Whatever Wednesday: “WTF” Math

My daughter is not doing well in Math. That’s obviously nothing to joke about but when she fails the math test and this question is one of the only questions she gets right….you have to say WTF? Who the f is Jim?????

Blah’g: Fourteen

My daughter was doing her math homework and asked me “does six plus eight equal twelve?” I said, “No, try again”. She started to whimper and said, “Does six plus eight equal eleven?” I calmly and encouragingly said, “No, honey, use a number line. You… Read more Blah’g: Fourteen

Blah’g: Shelbows

My son Dean takes his bath at night now so when I tucked him in the other night I asked him if he had put his deodorant on. He is 12 now so we are talking more about personal hygiene lately. He said he had… Read more Blah’g: Shelbows


One Funny Mother Friday: Kathleen’s Christmas Pic

Today’s “One Funny Mother” Friday is Kathleen from NJ. Thanks for sending this pic. Oh…the joys of Christmas. I’m not sure what’s more disturbing the kid screaming or the look on Santa’s face.