The Inmates Have Taken Over the Asylum

March 19, 2020

Day 1 – Trial Run My optimism of yesterday is gone. Inmates: 2 Warden: Zero It started out well, got some schoolwork accomplished with the girls. This is supposed to be spring break week, however, I wanted to get the girls started on 2 hours of work a day to get into practice of learning […]

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Am I Smarter Than a 2nd Grader?

March 18, 2020

I don’t even know where to start. How about, I can’t believe this is happening. That’s a good place to start. As the world heads toward a universal quarantine, so many things have been swimming in my brain. Though, not one of those things told me to run out and stock up on toilet paper. […]

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DCPS (DC Public School) Lottery ~ EXPLAINED!

February 04, 2020

So. You moved here from Maryland or Virginia because you heard there’s “Free Pre-K” here.” Or you moved from somewhere else in the world and you heard there’s this thing called a “school lottery” and you have absolutely no idea what that means. I know. I didn’t understand it either. Here are the main things […]

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If You Can’t Say Something Nice, Come Sit By Me

January 29, 2020

Peoples, if you know me in real life, you know I have zero problem speaking my mind and have no filter. Normally it’s comical because I try to say what other people are thinking but are too nice to say. I do have a few extreme and polarizing opinions. For instance: I’m clearly the only […]

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When Skipping Through the Grass at the Park Has a Purpose

January 21, 2020

If your kids go to DCPS, you’re probably used to a school calendar which requires you to confirm daily if there is school that day. They have made the school year real light on 5-day weeks. The kids were off this past Friday and Monday. Next week they are off Monday and Tuesday. Then a […]

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Living in Washington DC With Kids & Dogs: Dupont Circle

December 20, 2019

Once upon a time, in my single girl days, I lived in Dupont Circle in a one bedroom condo. Along came Prince Charming, a.k.a. Real Estate Dad, and he moved in with me, Sammy and Thora (my original two corgi mix loves of my life.) Then we had Princess Roundhead and it was sort of […]

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Thankful for Chubs’s Hilarious Mouth

November 30, 2019

Three days into a five day Thanksgiving vacation over here. We’re constantly breaking new records in this house. For example, the girls have gone from love to hate to love to hate about 453 times in the last 72 hours. I started a list of Chubs-one-liners because some hilarious stuff has been coming out of […]

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The 39th on 39th

November 26, 2019

You know that person who announces, “I’m going to make this happen,” where “this” is something massively outrageous? And everyone makes fun of this person, saying, “Yeah right, no way that will ever fly.” Well, that’s what all the Glover Park Moms thought when Drunken Santa announced on our group text last week that she […]

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