Cutie Pie? Little Angel? Sweetie? There are a lot of names we like to call our children, but let’s face it, sometimes there are other labels we tend to call our children when they are anything but an angel. Here are the “terms of endearment” we call our kiddies when they hit a nerve: Jaws … Continue reading The Real Nicknames We Give Our Toddlers
Free at last, oh lord I’m free at last! Today my dear brothers and sisters is when I went out of the the house with just my wallet. With child. On a three hour tour (a three hour tour) to the zoo. No wipes. No diapers. No change of clothes. No snackies. Not even lip … Continue reading The End of the Diaper Bag
It’s been a very long time since I submitted original work. I’ll start with excuses Summer,vacations, seeing family, family seeing us, pulling weeds and knocking out wasp nets, two year molars, Netflix ( a mix of OITNB and Reading Rainbow), and the good old excuse of having emergency surgery on a pesky appendix. Rumor has … Continue reading The Prodigal Blogger Has Returned
So I can safely say I am a paid published writer. This means I have enough money to pay for my child’s LeapFrog games and maybe a bottle..or two of wine…ok three. Alright so I bought 4. One was on sale. Here are the current published works: Scary Mommy: http://www.scarymommy.com/articles/struggles-coming-home-from-family-vacation?section=struggling&u=unknown http://www.scarymommy.com/articles/how-not-to-piss-off-a-mom-to-be?section=pregnancy&u=Y3aBOObhqB http://www.scarymommy.com/articles/why-i-dont-want-to-come-to-your-house?section=toddler&u=Y3aBOObhqB All4Women: http://www.all4women.co.za/393973/parenting/parenting-articles/a-hangover-guide-for-parents http://all4baby.co.za/toddlers-1-2-years/parenting-a-toddler/3943/things-youve-said-when-using-the-bathroom-with-a-toddler/#sthash.kFebfpkk&st_refDomain=m.facebook.com&st_refQuery= … Continue reading LeapFrog and wine. Lots of wine.
Thank you every one who continues to support me on my writing. I learned a lot throughout my recent trip to see family and friends. I was given a lot of feedback, questions and comments and I wanted to clarify a few things: Have you been doing this for awhile? No. I haven’t. I started … Continue reading How to support a blogger
My writing about Military Spouses: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kaitlyn-jones/why-a-military-spouse-is-_b_7242164.html on Postpartum http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kaitlyn-jones/the-perfection-of-postpartum_b_7196576.html and about my darling toddler http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kaitlyn-jones/ode-to-the-terrible-twos_b_7167266.html Thank you everyone who has supported me. Especially to my two editors: my husband and my aunt. Thanks for not judging my horrible horrible grammar. Thank you all who continue to spread the news on my writing. It really means … Continue reading More published news
Happy Military Spouse Month! Not many know that the month May focuses on the wife or husband standing by their soldier. After all, we are a very, very small percentage in this country. However, if you ever get to know us, you will soon agree that we make a great friendship that you will never … Continue reading Why a military spouse is your best friend