My husband and his friends host a clinic for baseball and softball coaches every January, and when he left me a single mom yesterday, I decided to take today off and enjoy a long weekend with the kids. The expectation for a fun Friday wasn’t very high; in fact, knowing that our first order of … Continue reading
Hello. My Name is Stephanie and I’m a Blogger.
Welcome to those of you who are stoppin’ by from the More Than Mommies Mixer this week! Thank you for taking the time to visit! Grab us! You know what I mean… I don’t know about you, but when I tell people I blog, they look at me weird. It’s a mix between confusion and … Continue reading
Oversharing: Hi, Daddy!
It’s official: my dad has begun reading my blog. This is exciting because the Daddy’s Girl in me wants nothing more than two thumbs up from the guy. This is also terrifying because I intend to continue discussing intimate details of my life, such as bowel movements, and I fear he may never want to … Continue reading
You Know You Want a Piece of This: Project Optimism
Kindness. Prayer. Hope. Faith. Confidence. Perspective. In this girl’s humble opinion, we could all use a little more of this stuff. So when Anka of Keeping it Real and My Life is The Best Life‘s Anita contacted me about Project Optimism, I peed … Continue reading
The REAL End of the World
The Mayans were wrong. Y2K was wrong. But you know who’s right? ME. And this is how I know that the end is imminent: 1. My baby brother offered to do my grocery shopping today. I wasn’t diagnosed with something terminal and he didn’t ask for anything in return, so, yeah. 2. Both–count’em: 1, 2–of … Continue reading
Oversharing. I Ain’t Scarrred.
I took my dogs to the vet when I was hugely pregnant with my daughter, and the doc, who is a native New Jersey gal, remarked that I don’t fit in with my quiet country venue; I was “so a Jersey girl.” I didn’t know if it was because I was hormonal and angry and … Continue reading
Are You There God? It’s Me, Zachary.
You know how sometimes it seems like the world is going to shit? 2012 certainly provided ample reminders of just how shitty shit can be. And as much as I wanted to blame the stupid Mayans, I found myself angry with God instead. An exhaustive list of the things that kept me in my pissy … Continue reading
Christmastime is magical for many reasons; one of which is the holiday break from work. In what little spare time said break actually afforded, I’ve tried to upgrade and personalize my blog. You like?! I’ve also been thinking about how to upgrade and personalize other aspects of my life, namely the toy room because DANG … Continue reading
Pa rum pum pum pum
I’m very fortunate in that I have amazing in-laws. They’re kind, supportive, and understanding; they accept me and all of my many flaws annoying habits quirks. They raised one heck of a man who I get to call my husband, and they don’t override my parenting decisions, even though some could probably use a little grandparent-TLC. … Continue reading