10 Things I Learned at Your Kid’s Birthday Party

Oh, hi there! Remember me? I’m the everymom at your kid’s birthday party. You know me. I’m the one who helps wrangle the sugar-high masses for party games, the one who passes out napkins, refills drinks, and helps dispose of half-eaten cake with the frosting scraped off. Like you, I love a good party. I […]

A Birthday Party or a Birthday List, But Not Both

Admittedly, I’m a little stingy when it comes to birthdays – yes, even my kids’. It’s not that I don’t want to celebrate the momentous occasions of my children’s births, I just can’t get over the excess of it all. Relax, I’m not the kind of person who’s going to insist we celebrate Christmas in […]

Clowns are Scary: A Cautionary Tale of Survival

Does this clown scare you?  I’m sorry, in fact if your kid is on your lap then I’m really, really sorry. I’m here to tell you we met one just like him – only scarier. Click here for all the gritty details and lessons learned.