Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar: Lazy Mom Edition

I’ve got another confession to make: I’m a lazy mom. Ok, maybe lazy isn’t the correct word…uninspired, non-creative, Left Brained….whatever it is, I’m TERRIBLE at Elf on the Shelf. I’m not the mom who spends all day coming up with delightfully creative schemes for the family elves to perform at night; I’m the mom who […]


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A Letter to My Pre-Parent Self

Hi perfectly-manicured-well-rested-and-totally-in-control-self, It’s me, well you, urggh…it’s us. Just a slightly less know-it-all, slightly heavier you. I’m here to fill you with a little humor and a lot of truth as you embark on this parenting journey. But first, let me start by saying what your friends and family are too polite to say, “shut […]


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12 Signs You’ve Married a Cheapskate

Confession: I’ve married a cheapskate. Keith and I are pretty similar in most ways and are on the same page with how to handle situations at least 90% of the time without even really discussing it. Should I work after having babies? Absolutely. Should we make popcorn after dinner? DUH. Should we buy the Corvette […]


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Fantasy Football Confession: I’m a Sore Loser

Guys, I’m going to be honest, I’m way too competitive. Not just in the sense that I want to win Monopoly or a game of volleyball. I’m constantly competing with anyone – even strangers- who have the terrible luck of running into me on a given day. Just going to the grocery store is an […]


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