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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.

English - Mom, Toddler, Parenting
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Frogs in my Formula · 21h ago

I bet Chuck knows all about $%#*& magnets

Sigh.I really wanted my teepee to look beautiful (can you hear me woefully sniffling?). The whole family did, I think. My six-year-old even told his kindergartner teacher about it—and she le...
Frogs in my Formula · 1W ago

A scandalous discovery the day after Mother's Day

Chuck is cheating. The slimy RAT. I was on Facebook when I saw this exchange:There's a good reason I'm not going to strangle him. A very good reason: The Facebook account belongs to me—or ra...
Frogs in my Formula · 1W ago

A little yellow dress...for the woods?

I went to the mall with my mother on Saturday. That might sound banal, but the most important detail is that I went without any children.I was able to touch the clothing. To wander around st...
Frogs in my Formula · 2W ago

Smother's Day update: Building the escape pod

See! I was telling the truth. I've started to "build" my teepee's structure in our yard: If there's one thing my family knows it's that when I set out to do something, I do it. If you rememb...
Frogs in my Formula · 2W ago

Just because it's made with love doesn't mean it's edible: Smother's Day is coming!

Someone moved the Spock ear. I feel cheated yet somewhat relieved. Chuck and I barely have time for bedroom breaks these days, never mind complicated intergalactic rituals. Still...I keep ha...
Frogs in my Formula · 1M ago

Forget bedroom eyes, take II. The proof's in the...thing on the dish rack?

There's been a Spock ear on the dish rack for two weeks now.I don't know how it got there. I mean, I know I had a brainstorm last September to throw Chuck a Star Trek-themed surprise birthda...
Frogs in my Formula · 1M ago

Love bestowed and love denied: the toddler years

My husband Chuck held Junior, Everett and Cam constantly when they were babies. He fed them bottles. He slept with them on his chest all the time. (Seriously, the man logged more nap time th...
Frogs in my Formula · 1M ago

I can't believe I'm pregnant AGAIN

Nine years ago, pre-children, if I'd sent a text to everyone with this image attached, my phone would have exploded (wait, were we texting nine years ago?).Now it's met with "Wait, didn't yo...
Frogs in my Formula · 2M ago

The truth about the stingrays in Connecticut (warning: this may be upsetting to young children)

I'm about to complain so if you're having a super fantastic Monday please come back tomorrow.Here's the thing: Connecticut kind of sucks. The weather is questionable. Our mountains are more ...
Frogs in my Formula · 2M ago

Graphic scenes from a night table

If I had the time, I would love to write a book about night tables. Wait, wait, before you fall asleep at the thought of that (oooohhhh night tables), think about all the night tables you've...