Toddlers eat your brains

Just a regular ol’ pony & cowboy.

by Beth Anne on July 25, 2013

Remember last year’s saga of the Peanut Butter the pony? It was a wonderful lesson in learning to love the kid I’ve got & embracing my cowboy on the beach picture, which still sits proudly on an end table in our living room. Mostly because it’s ridiculous. This year, I told him that if he [...]


It’s tough being gorgeous.

by Beth Anne on May 25, 2013

The other day Harrison picked out his outfit. Red & blue Cars tshirt. Green Master’s belt. Blue & orange bulldozer socks. He spent ten minutes admiring himself in our full-legnth bathroom mirror doors, telling me & himself & all the green & pink tile that he “looks good!”  Until he got so close that he whacked [...]



by Beth Anne on May 24, 2013

We took Harrison to the driving range for the first time on Wednesday night. He was so proud, strutting past the other golfers with his bag on his back & his pink clubs peeking out. He wanted pink, he said. I picked out the little furry hedgehog hybrid cover that is small enough to fit [...]


Neighborhood 101

by Beth Anne on May 19, 2013

I grew up in a suburban neighborhood where we spent long years on swim team & rode the bus with the same kids for well over a decade. We played cards in the club house when summer thunderstorms rolled through & in the evenings, we’d round up teams to play capture the flag in the woods & [...]


This here truck is real nice.

by Beth Anne on April 18, 2013

On Tuesday we went out to eat at Moe’s because kids eat free on Tuesday Doug had a case of the hangries for a burrito Damien the cyst is causing anything other than yoga pants to be uncomfortable so it’s like, Moe’s or McDonald’s or I have to cook. yummy. Doug swung into a space [...]