Life in Reverse

August 26, 2014

Whoa. Over 2 months since the last post. It’s been busy over here in the Wood Paneled Station Wagon. Much to the Little Pirate’s dismay, the First Mate arrived on July 8. We made it to the hospital with just minutes to spare, the First Mate almost making her appearance in an ambulance on the […]

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The Daycare Update

June 20, 2014

I’m going to be a massive failure at PTA meetings. At least I know this in advance so I can set my expectations low. The Pirate’s Daycare had a meeting – mostly to update the parents on construction on their main location which will bring the kids back together under one roof as they are […]

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The Daycare Conundrum

May 01, 2014

When we were little, most moms stayed home with their kids. If kids went anywhere during the days it was to a relative’s house. I’m not sure I knew of anyone who went to daycare, though I didn’t have a cell phone at 2 years old to text my friends and ask them. It was, […]

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Mommy Used to Work For Nine West…It’s In My Blood

April 02, 2014

It always starts out with a Little Pirate Disappearing Act. On bad days it results in a butcher knife in her little fist as she runs out of the kitchen, where she sprung it free from the dishwasher. On better days it usually results in something like this: Someone got into Mom’s closet again. Ready […]

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Time’s Up! Except It’s Not, Because Everyone’s a Winner!

March 03, 2014

The late-season snow today resulted in an unexpected day of quiet at home with the Pirate. Cool Dad ditched me for the internet cafe so he could get some work done. Apparently he doesn’t enjoy talking to clients on the phone while a 2 & 1/2 foot terror climbs up his leg screaming and crying […]

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January 22, 2014

There’s a message forum in DC for parents that is a hilarious source of entertainment. Sometimes there is some decent information on there, but it’s mostly a bunch of crazy people who spout all sorts of things that indicate just how misinformed they really are…at life. I actually made a New Year’s Resolution to stay […]

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