Tag: humor

“Be One with Nature,” They Said

Have I ever been that excited to hike before? Never. Did I know what I was doing? Absolutely not. But we were doing it! The kids were excited. I was excited. Matt was rightfully cautious.

Sprayed in the Face by a Bidet

I have never used a bidet. Like many Americans, the idea of a bidet was hard for me to wrap my mind around. I have traveled abroad and stood in many hotel bathrooms staring at the contraption, wondering how it worked.

Things Minnesota Moms Say in the Winter

There are just some things Minnesota moms say. Here's a small sampling of what we say every day, all day during the winter.

Paper Clips and Bottom Wiping: Life Skills You May Not Realize...

I have met and taught hundreds of elementary age students and parented two of them. I've had a few entertaining encounters as I came to a realization about a life skill I needed to explicitly teach my students (or offspring).


With #AskingForAFriend there's a lot of camaraderie that surfaces as people agree with you, or give examples of when they've felt the same way.

“Mom, What Are You Eating?”- Test Your Child’s Vision and Hearing...

Does your child know the type of snack you just opened, simply by how it sounded? If yes, your child has above average hearing.

TMI Girlfriends: You Need Them

Everyone could use a person that we feel confident sharing ANYTHING with. Have you found a TMI girlfriend? Here's why you should find one.

Meet Roomba and Alexa: Your New Best Friends

Siri, we're going on a break, because I have found two new best friends – Roomba and Alexa – and they are everything I need in a best friend.

SAHM (Soul At Home Mom) Athletics

I'm sure you have your workout routine. And I'm sure that you religiously hit the gym 3-5 times a week as your doctor ordered. But...

Adventures With Hashtag Mom

When I first became a mom, I had no idea how much comic relief I would get from my children. It's amazing how many...