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Because it’s probably a felony in some states not to…


I will mention that two blog awards were conferred upon me. Not since the days of this blog’s youth, have I received blog awards, so, for old time’s sake, and so I can display them on the sidebar and pretend it impresses people, I will gratefully acknowledge that Naptimethoughts.com sent these two my way. I like when they come as a package deal. It saves time.


There are always rules for these things, which are often disregarded or changed at the discretion of the awardee. First, I have to acknowledge who gave me the awards. Done!

Next, I’m supposed to say some stuff about myself. As Naptimethoughts put it so well: “Make up some crap about yourself. 10 5 things that are entirely false, but you TOTALLY wish they were true.” I’m pretty sure that when I got my first blog award probably three¬† years ago, lying wasn’t encouraged, but maybe these things have been floating around for so long there’s nothing new to say. P.S. Changing it from 10 to 5 was my contribution for future blog generations. You’re welcome, kids.

I’m also going to change things up a bit here. Read the rest of this entry

One difference between moms and kids


Kids are funny, like, all the time. Moms are funny some of the time. The fundamental difference, of course, is that moms usually know when they’re being funny. They’re actually doing it ON PURPOSE. Kids don’t usually laugh at something they say or do until they notice you’re laughing. Then their laugh is something like, “Eh-he-he. I don’t know what’s funny, but it must have been something I did. Just go along with it so they think you did it on purpose. Eh-he-he.”

Case in point of a funny mom: Defining Motherhood graciously nominated me for a Leibster Award. Hardee-har-har. That’s not the funny part. Read the rest of this entry

I’m being overwhelmed with awards! But in a good way.


This has been a busy week of awards flying around the blogosphere. I’m glad I waited to do anything about it, because now I can take care of them in one fell swoop. First things first, my thanks to Oster’s Mom for the Tell Me About Yourself Award and memyselfandkids for the Sunshine Award and the One Lovely Blog Award.

Normally I make a point to casually slide around the requirement of sharing information about myself and just move on to the dispensing of nominations for other blogs, but, given the title of that first award, I feel I must comply with the requirement. Okay. Eat your heart out, people. Here are my seven “interesting” facts:

1. One of my favorite things ever is trying to get a joke out but laughing so hard before I get to the punch line I can’t breathe, and my friends are crying with laughter themselves even though they don’t get the joke. Ah, good times.

2. Although I’m ashamed to admit it, I laugh hardest at humor that involves Read the rest of this entry

Thanks for the award, Belly Button Blues


Since joining the blogging community several months ago, I have discovered this subculture of society that I never before knew existed. There’s this whole network of people who write down their life experiences and deepest thoughts and emotions for all the world to see, and for fellow bloggers to ratify with likes and shares and tweets and, of course, comments, while obsessively checking their hits multiple times daily. Who knew? [I suspect that for mom bloggers like myself, blogging is a way to reach out to other adults and have conversations that involve proper grammar and have nothing to do with Barney or poop.]

A part of this community is a phenomena of sharing awards. I’ve seen them on several of the blogs I now follow. The awards have names like Read the rest of this entry