Category Archive: Parenting

Random List Monday

Doesn’t that have a lovely ring to it?  Mondays are lukewarm at best, so why not jazz them up with a nice list without really committing to a theme: 1. My poor precious… Continue reading

Drink More Champagne

There is a small part of me that is convinced I would have been an outstanding prostitute whore lady of the night in France.  There aren’t too many things that I love more than… Continue reading

OUCH!

Sorry guys, I’m not equipped to fill you with holiday cheer or life optimism today.  Do you know what I would like to be filled with today**?  Pain medication.  And boozahol.  Bob Marley… Continue reading

Bittersweet Goodbyes

It’s a happy sad day here today, kittens.  I’m a mushy bag of mixed emotions and all I can really do is ride it all one wave at a time. Last night, I… Continue reading

The Elf that Stole my Heart

Oh dear.  I have something to show you guys, but I don’t know if you’re ready. Are you sitting down? Have you seen lots of cute things today?  Like, too many cute things, so… Continue reading

First We Walk – Next We DANCE!!!

Big news at The Best Life, you guys. BOB MARLEY CAN WALK! And typical of The Tornado, she has stolen the moment from my poor baby boy because every time someone watches the… Continue reading

Project Optimism: Hope Springs Eternal

It’s no secret that life with a baby and a toddler isn’t easy.  In fact, as I may have mentioned on a jillion occasions, it’s HARD.  But guess what, internet friends, it doesn’t… Continue reading

Sanity Has Left the Building

I can’t do it, you guys.  I thought I had this.  No problem, I thought.  It’s getting easier, I said.  I LIED.  It’s HARD.  I’m TIRED.  This is NOT FUN.  I miss sleep.… Continue reading

SHHHHHHH!!!!!!

Listen…can you hear that? Listen carefully. Shhhh…. Yup.  NO KIDS.  Thing One is at daycare, Thing Two is sleeping,  I’m in Mommy Heaven.  It’s like regular heaven but with more coffee and yoga… Continue reading

In Praise of our Daughters

The Tornado has been getting the short end of the stick lately, and it’s not fair.  She spent two and a half glorious years as Babe Numero Uno and she played the role… Continue reading

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