Autism, humor, motherhood, parenting, thoughts

Clowns and Anxiety: Panic at the Circus

Okay, I can't stand clowns. I hate them. So you know how much I love my kids? I love my kids enough to make going to the circus every summer a tradition. A tradition!!! I willingly put myself in clownsway every year so that my children can go to the circus AND hopefully NOT have… Continue reading Clowns and Anxiety: Panic at the Circus

humor, motherhood, parenting

Family Mealtime Equals Family Helltime

Mealtime. Family mealtime. The concept is truly an incredible one that I look forward to. That Stouffer's Stuffing commercial family mealtime image of everyone laughing, passing around big wooden bowls of steaming stuff and the best part of the commercial? The damn kids are actually eatting the freaking food! There's no bargaining, compromising on bites,… Continue reading Family Mealtime Equals Family Helltime

humor, motherhood, parenting, potty training

Here I Go Again On My Own: Getting Ready to Potty Train Our Last Kid!

It's 6:15 in the morning as I'm writing this blog and right now I feel that pit in my stomach that tells me I really don't want to face this day. No, I'm not some all knowing seer who gets "senses" that a day is going to be a challenge, I know for sure today… Continue reading Here I Go Again On My Own: Getting Ready to Potty Train Our Last Kid!

humor, parenting, thoughts

I Have Found Hell on Earth and It’s Name is “Pizza Putt”.

In Dante's Inferno, the ninth circle of Hell is designated for those poor souls who have committed treachery while on Earth. After today, I can safely say that Dante was way off. The ninth circle of Hell doesn't contain fire or brimstone. There is no weeping, wailing or gnashing of teeth... actually, strike that. That's… Continue reading I Have Found Hell on Earth and It’s Name is “Pizza Putt”.