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I'm a recovering cynic but I think my kids are trying to push me off the wagon.Sei umarmt.
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Tonight I tell my 12yo that he ought to remember to brush his teeth because girls don't want to kiss boys with yellow, crusty teeth. "I brush my teeth!" he says, indignantly. "Challenge" I reply. "I'm not kissing any girls,"... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at anonymommy
So relieved to overhear in class this morning that no fewer than three other people were also awake in the middle of the night making to-do lists and fretting over last minute holiday details. Me? I still need to get... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at anonymommy
I really hope that I misunderstood what I just saw. Kids in a pick up truck appeared to be laughing at and taking pictures of a woman who was crossing the street at a light. The woman, probably in her... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at anonymommy
Culling the clothes in my closet down to the basics (or close to it) and am amazed at how clearly I associate an item with a period in my life. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at anonymommy
An Open Post to My Boys I like that you're confident. I do. It's important to believe in yourself and your abilities. But what I see in your world bothers me a lot. There's a huge difference between confidence and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at anonymommy
In my never-ending attempt to bring order out of the chaos that is my life, I tend to cobble together a thousand different pointers for "Organizing Your Life!" from Real Simple, Oprah, Martha Stewart, Redbook and any other countless blogs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at anonymommy
Such a stickler!
Toggle Commented Mar 2, 2013 on Do As I Say, Not As I Do at anonymommy
Too long, too long there’s something wrong. That rhyme keeps running through my head as doctors, nurses, people, people, people just stream in and out of my Zen Birthing Room. The beep of the damn machine behind me somewhere starts... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at anonymommy
anonymommy is now following Save the Children
Feb 26, 2013
Last week I'd gone on an unusual shopping spree and told my husband not to get me anything for my birthday. And he took me at my word. (X. Bad idea.) Actually, that's not entirely fair: He's away on a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at anonymommy
So in typical Latin (or is it just Catholic?) fashion, I gave up alcohol for Lent. Let me backpeddle for just a second: I originally gave up cursing, chocolate and alcohol, but after a particularly trying day, I came home,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2013 at anonymommy
Game of Thrones. Can't. Wait. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at anonymommy
This morning while driving my kids to school my oldest turned to me and gasped, "What happened to your face?!" Totally freaked out, I looked in the rear view mirror and saw that I had pillow/sheet indentations hollowing out the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at anonymommy
Definitely one of those moments today as I sneak into the back of church wearing my 'neat' workout clothes after insisting that my kids change for church. We took separate cars. Oy, am I going to hear it from them.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2012 at anonymommy
Scotch, especially neat, tastes like winter to me. #Scotch #Musings Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at anonymommy
Guilty Mommy? The other day I felt awful because I missed my son's game. I could have made the last quarter, and it would have been a "big effort" as my family likes to say, but I decided against it,... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2012 at anonymommy
This morning while searching for a note from school in my son's backpack I unearthed: 2 winter coats 1 rain jacket 1 gallon-sized ziploc bag of plastic bottle caps 1 pound of change (give or take a few ounces) 1... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2012 at anonymommy
Valentine's Day has come and gone so I now feel comfortable to admit that I'm a fan of this "Hallmark holiday" as my father-in-law likes to call it. I'm not necessarily fond of the flowers and the chocolates (lying about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at anonymommy
Can I just say how sick to death I am of hearing how Americans stink at parenting? This newest Wall Street Journal article is just another entry in the self-loathing American Mommy Pantheon. They did so well with Tiger Mom,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2012 at anonymommy
Ajla Grozdanic, Manager, Marketing and Communications, U.S. Programs via Love Save The Children. Was turned on to them by a good friend. Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 31, 2012 at anonymommy
Oh peanut butter I love you so, On bread, with chocolate or all alone. You taste so good, it must be a crime, To eat so much all the time. (Thank you, thank you. I can be commissioned to write... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at anonymommy
But as Ms. Brunner neared 40, the reasons for their spending time together became less clear. “It’s almost like we were in different movies,” said Ms. Brunner, now 46. “We didn’t connect on this fundamental view of what was important.... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 29, 2012 at anonymommy
Trying on cocktail dresses. Saleswoman points out I'm wearing two diff socks. #DeepSigh #MommyFashionFail Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at anonymommy