Standing in the express line at our local Kroger store, I found myself behind an elderly gentleman holding a large, vibrant arrangement of flowers. The line was long so I decided to interrupt his internal conversation and impose… Continue reading
What a wonderfully dreary, cold winters night, let’s do something that brings us joy and delight!
The Moderate family was enjoying a movie the other night. My tummy bubbled. (you know… when the air takes that sharp corner around the left side of one’s intestines)
Multiple people who’ve known Moderate Daddy since birth have told me he was born an “old soul”… aka… he thinks and acts like an old man!
Oldest wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas. Here is her gift to you (along with italicized, satirical commentary by yours truly)!
The year was 2009. The month was December. Moderate Daddy and I attended a Christmas party where a dear friend of mine told the following story. DEAR FRIEND: “My daughter brought home a paper… Continue reading
The Eyes of The Elf Once upon a wintry day, A tiny, blue-eyed fellow looked my way. I’d heard rumors about this magical elf. Mamas kept declaring, “He should be on your shelf!”… Continue reading
Halloween… the official kick off to the holiday season… it’s a neighborhood affair. Our front yard is the hosting ground for the hotdog cookout (slash) potluck (slash) dessert extravaganza. Our neighbors front yard is the… Continue reading
As all us mama’s know… when Mother Nature calls… we can’t always answer. Or worse, we answer then have to put her on hold! Wiping little butts, breast-feeding/making meals, breaking up fights,… Continue reading
I’m not so naive to think my children will parent just like I parent! Even though Oldest is only 7, I’ve already been informed of a few things she’s for certain she’ll do differently.
$27,118… I’m quite certain that’s how much money the Moderate Family has wasted on well-intentioned, uneaten veggies!!! Right? Right!!