Yes, my hands are full

This afternoon a man yelled at me from his car. They are words I will never forget. He must have seen us inside the grocery store. It was the first time we were going in without a stroller. Everybody do good listening for Momma, okay? Six innocent eyes peered back at me. You will hold…

9 Tips to Survive A Snow Day

Tip #1: Enjoy the beautiful morning Gone are the snow days when I would sleep until noon and binge watch “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead” . Now, the 5am wake up call from Child #1 is greeted with genuine joy, as we replace getting ready for work with snuggling. If I happen to dose…

Dear Beyonce,

Hey Bey! My news feed told me you were having twins. I almost thought of announcing my pregnancy the exact same way, but I was having trouble getting the veil draped over my head, so instead my husband and I just posted a “hey we’re getting two new roommates in April” announcement to Facebook and…

The Question You Should Never Ask

A seemingly a nonthreatening question. Whether transported via text or a run-in at the grocery store, the intention of the question is of course courteous. However, generating an answer on the other hand is like channel surfing. What response are you in the mood to hear? HOW ARE YOU? The Hallmark Channel: We are great!…

What is the cheese bus?

 Q: What is a cheese bus? A: Well. It is a yellow bus, like cheese. Naturally. Q: Why is it the name of the website? A: English teachers love symbols. My daughter acquired this phrase, the cheese bus, from one of her beloved speech therapists, and the term just stuck. The actual riding of the…

7 Things to Do When you are “Breaking”

In our house, breaking means – you can no longer pull it together. For my twin babies, it means throwing your body dramatically on the ground because you aren’t allowed to eat the remote control.   For my daughter with special needs, it means an absolute meltdown because the legs of your doll are bending or…