Tag Archive: humour

When They Want to Decorate… Drink

As the boxes made their way into the house her squeals of excitement escalated. We had promised her that today we would decorate and she did not forget. Yes, decorate. In November. For Christmas. Falalalalalala. Little hands pawed all through the packages that I had so neatly packed away the year before and I could…

Wordless Wednesday

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The Truth About My House

From my brown chair in the corner of the living room I scan the floor, couch, and bench that sits across from the stairs, and wonder where the hell this mess came from. Didn’t I just clean up yesterday? I see a wayward sock stuck under a chair in the dining room cast off by…

Hiding from the Cheetah’s

Her hands cup my face as we rock back and forth in the brown chair that sits comfortably in the corner of the living room. We snuggle closely every afternoon talking about her day while I try to pry information from her with questions, songs, guesses, and rhymes. She likes to be a close as…

It’s not my Driving

My car and I had been together for almost three years, the tires were getting a little on the rough side and I knew the rims would be screaming for a new pair soon enough. But where would the money come from? As I drove back from dropping my daughter off at daycare on one…

Let the Panic Begin

I sat, clicking the pen over and over until the clicks blended into one another and became a distant hum to my thoughts. What would I do now? I had cleaned the kitchen, done laundry, cleaned the bedrooms, and written in my journal. My daughter was sleeping and showed no signs of waking up. Sigh….

These Pants are Supposed to be Tight

My friend Kim honoured me with a Liebster award. *takes bow, nods at crowd In order to accept I had to answer some questions… I know you all love learning more about me Yes you do. Yes, you do. 1. Are you that guy in your neighborhood who feeds the wildlife? If by wildlife you…

Mom Super Powers Gone Wrong

When super powers backfire…. Her: Mommy, I can’t get this play doh out! Me: I can help Her: No you can’t. It’s too hard. Me: I can, I have super powers. Her: What kind. Me: Mom super powers. Her: Yah? Me: Yup, when you become a mom you get them. Her: What sort? Me: Like…

One Last Bite

Remember when I was getting healthy and was focused on what I was putting into my body? When I was planning meals, making a healthy lunch, not eating after 6, and walking every day? That went to hell. I feel bloated and nauseous and a little dizzy. Don’t stare. It’s just the half of chocolate…