Category Archives: Stuff


Meet Maggie & Another Leyna

About the time Leyna was a year old, I remember reading a comment on my Facebook page from a woman named Leyna. It was the first timeView full post »


Babies Grow Fast, Yo

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FUNNIEST Teacher Appreciation Cards Ever

The end of the school year for us totally snuck up on me. As it does every year. So not only was I like, “Holy crap! I have toView full post »


My Life the Cliche, My Friend Suzy Jenkins

I got a text from a friend who recently had a baby tonight. And then, a few hours later, I found myself feelingView full post »


Click! RSVP Here For The Twitter Party #ClickMagazine

Who’s ready to talk photography and celebrate the launch of Click Magazine?!  Join me @BabyRabies, @ClickinMoms,View full post »


My Husband TV Premier Cheated On Me

The phone rang at 9:02 last night. Scott was out of town for the night on a business trip. I figured he was calling to check in for theView full post »


A Teacher’s Gift: Feed Projects

I always struggle with what to get the kids’ teachers at the end of the year. How do you show your appreciation for them and notView full post »


(Breast)Milk On Ice

“Hey, the ice machine isn’t working anymore. I tried several times to unjam it, but I don’t think there are any chunks ofView full post »


One Hole

I wouldn’t want you all to think that all I post about these days are pretty pictures and crap. So, just to remind you all of myView full post »


Pretty Things or Why I’m Not A Fashion Blogger

The first title was what I planned on using before I actually took the pictures for this post. The second is, well, obvious. Blogher isView full post »


The Tangle, A Milestone

She’s long had an obsession with twirling and rubbing and combing her chubby little fingers through hair to fall asleep. When my hairView full post »


But Seriously, WHY Are There Geckos In My Toilet?

The first time it happened, I was like, “OMG! That is so crazy! What a freak incident to pee on a gecko! I hope that NEVER happensView full post »


Being Elmo: Elmo Redeemed Himself A Bit

Last night I made myself step away from work, leave my phone behind, and park it on the couch next to Scott for some TV time. We’reView full post »


Badges Of Honor From Seasons Of Life

It occurred to me last night, as I watched Jimmy Fallon sing “Walk Of Shame” with Dave Matthews during his primetime special,View full post »


A Horror Story About Reptiles In Toilets

Last night, right before bed, I peed on a gecko. A gecko in my toilet. A gecko I only discovered AFTER I stood up to flush because, OFView full post »


Pre-Kid Problems

Remember all those problems we had before we hadView full post »


What To Get That Kid Of The Parents You Hate THE MOST

Step aside, finger paints. Your time is up, drum set. There is a new guy in town, and he’s the most passive AGGRESSIVE of all theView full post »


Another Ordinary Day In Our Life In Pictures

Yesterday I documented an ordinary day in our life by taking a picture every hour, from 8 a.m to 10 p.m. Here’s how itView full post »


Best Fathers Day Card, Hands Down

Via my friends at HaHas for HooHas The amazingly talented Anna took this picture, this picture, and this picture andView full post »


Leftover Coffee + Coffee Ice Cubes = Easiest Iced Coffee Ever

I saw a pin come across Pinterest a couple weeks ago, and it was a simple, genius “why didn’t I think of that!”View full post »


I Sold My Soul To The Pacifier

And in the beginning, it felt good. That slick, smooth-talking pacifier, he calmed my baby in a way I couldn’t. He made her quitView full post »


So Maybe This Is Obvious

But I didn’t figure this out until yesterday, and we’ve lived here for nearly 4 years. Leyna is fascinated with the dishwasherView full post »


She’s Fearless And I Love It

This girl went with me to drop big brother off at school… But, instead of coming back home with me, she got toView full post »


Pin The Ovaries On The Uterus- It’s a Real Game

So I was minding my own business, driving by myself on the way home from the grocery store, enjoying the silence, when I happened to noticeView full post »


I Dream Of Only Cleaning My Own Pee & Vomit

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What I Want From 31

I turned 31 yesterday. Wow. That’s very strange to type. I’m THIRTY plus ONE. Really? Because I swear I just turned 22, and IView full post »


Here’s A Little Secret About Valentines Candy

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The Gift Of Silence

Leyna is babbling like it’s her job lately. And not just “ba ga mama googoo” stuff. She’s watching us talk,View full post »


My Life Is Not A Rice Krispies Commercial

I made frosted cookies with Kendall today. It’s not something I do very often, but I felt like, okay, it’s the holidays,View full post »


My Picture of Postpartum Anxiety: Before

First, I want to thank all of you who have been beyond supportive since I told you all about my postpartum anxiety diagnosis last week. YouView full post »


Acceptance: Postpartum Anxiety and Me

This is normal… I told myself. All mothers worry… I convinced myself. I’ll get through this… I thought. I’mView full post »



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You Can’t Touch This

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In A Word, Screwed.

These pictures are accompanied by the sound of my productivity plummeting.  Because I can’t get anything doneView full post »


You Might Be The 2nd Baby

If none of your toys have working batteries, you might be the 2nd baby. If you wear onesies that aren’t new, but “cleanView full post »


Who Has Time To Wash Off a Pacifier With 2 Kids?

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