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Frogs in my Formula I'm a new mom. I have no idea what I'm doing. My family is crazy. And I live in Mulletville.

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Frogs in my Formula · 4d ago

Pop quiz: Did Willy eat the lello geep and wash it down with a bee-ah or not?

Toddlers mispronounce words. It's just what they do, and it's what makes the toddler years so darn cute. "Lello" for "yellow." "Willy" for "Lilly." Junior said "yion" for "lion" and "schick"...
Frogs in my Formula · 1W ago

Laundry. A.k.a. "Let's have another baby!"

I finally tackled that big ass stack of laundry. It's the chore I dread AND loathe AND detest the most, even with the kids pitching in. At the bottom of the basket was this: a big ass—I gues...
Frogs in my Formula · 3W ago

Laundry. A.k.a. Birth Control

Siiiiiiiigh.
Frogs in my Formula · 3W ago

Maybe I'll save this state! One square of toilet paper at a time

A Connecticut mother, Natalie Van Komen, recently got lost in the woods. Governor Malloy immediately enacted a "Lost Mother in the Woods" tax, which will cost tax payers an extra $100,000,00...
Frogs in my Formula · 1M ago

Yep, that third kid is so amazingly easy going

"Cam, please pick up your cars now.""No!""I'd like you to pick up your cars.""No." "Would you like a time-out?""No time-out.""Then help pick up your cars.""Mom, w'as dat?""That's a car. A ca...
Frogs in my Formula · 2M ago

And then there are the double digits...

Junior turned 10 this week. He's my first kid to hit the double digits. His feet are larger than mine. I constantly mix up his underwear and Chuck's. I find myself looking straight across wh...
Frogs in my Formula · 2M ago

A momentary pause from the Holiday Road series to tell you that I've met my soulmate

My brother Ted brought Chuck a bottle of whiskey for the fourth of July, which they quickly cracked open (here, guys, let me just get that pesky toddler out of your way). While they were ooh...
Frogs in my Formula · 2M ago

Holiday Road, part I

OK, here goes.A few weeks ago Chuck and I threw the three boys into the car and drove down to Florida. We'd been thinking about going but couldn't commit to a set date because Chuck had a ki...
Frogs in my Formula · 2M ago

The Mullet's Holiday Road

We did it. We upped and drove to Florida with our three kids. That's where I've been all this time--we got back last night after finishing a marathon stretch from North Carolina to Connectic...
Frogs in my Formula · 3M ago

Tackling the tantrums one drink at a time

I'm fried. There's no other way to put it. If you have children, they kick your ass; not because they're horrible but because they are little people with needs, wants and endless energy and ...