Category Archives: parenting

The “New Math”

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ One day,  a cave man put his interesting rock down next to another interesting rock. And something happened. An idea began to percolate in the depths of his tiny underdeveloped brain. “Hurg! Gurp!” he exclaimed! He had more rock!  … Continue reading

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Gerrrms

Its that time of year. We’ve already had the generic “head lice” notice come home from the district “although no cases have been reported at your school, consider yourselves warned, and stay itchy my friends“… And even better, a measles … Continue reading

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Mean Mommy- Idiot Mittens

  It gets cold here. Really really cold. This morning was -26 (that’s -14 to my friends south of the border). Now, where we’re from before we moved to the frozen Alberian wasteland, the coldest winter I can recall in … Continue reading

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Call of the Wild

There are days, sometimes weeks and months where I think DH and Reasonable Child would be better off if I just wandered off into the woods and didn’t come back. It’s times like that when it doesn’t seem to matter … Continue reading

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The Hard Way or Not At All

I had a post all set to go about “the things that come out of my mouth as a parent”, and then I heard the Big Story of the day on the radio… Goes more or less like this- 4 … Continue reading

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Worst.Mom.Ever.

(Not really) (Well, maybe) Remember way back to Deathwatch Kitty and our little adventure with the stomach flu- that was the weekend we were supposed to go have gefuellte Kloesse at my boss’ house. German Filled Dumplings is an all day cooking … Continue reading

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Home for Extraordinary Genius

I happen to know that I am very smart. Not bragging, in fact, I have spent most of my life very carefully constructing the illusion that I am not very very smart. “Average with some glimmers of talent” does the … Continue reading

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