MOM PROBLEMS #06112017:

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THE BIRDS, BEES, ALIENS, AND SHIP After a very challenging parenting week, you realize that the kids really CANNOT hear you, yet hear a whole host of other wonderful things, from other adults, kids, and tv.  “Mom, you know when you was little, and I was an alien, and you grew up, and sh*t me […]

MOM PROBLEMS #05042017: MR. SNAIL

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We crafty moms have an affinity for supplies. Anything and everything can sometimes be found in our stash, and the collection, which is nothing shy of a hoarders episode on reality tv, really can consume where you do your art. Storage can become an issue, and while I am constantly on top of my latest […]

MOM PROBLEMS #05032017: TILTED CACTUS DIY

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We’ve all been there. We, the moms of 24/7 motherhood. A long day, turns into a rough week, on top of a long month, accumulating together with the last “you can’t remember how long, but it’s been eons” amount of years. (Duh. Seven. It’s been seven years, the age of your oldest child. What kind […]

MOM PROBLEMS #04292017: MOTHER NATURE STRIKES BACK

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Some things about Mother Nature can be tough to learn as a kid, when you live in the SW desert where it ALMOST NEVER RAINS. Today’s surprise weather lesson also brought a few human tears, a whole lot of kiddo shrieks, and an argument between a seven-year-old boy and his younger sister, that resembled the […]

ALL YOU NEED IS A VISION

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This is what I love about art: taking something ordinary, randomly destroying it by doing the unexpected, and realizing it’s the perfect possibility for a role in a larger, magical masterpiece, only I could envision. True art appreciation. It’s nearly limitless the myriad of tangents art can take an eye on. Food for my soul, […]

MOM PROBLEMS #04172017

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MISS ATTITUDE STUBBORN-PANTS What it’s like trying to do kindergarten homework with Miss Attitude Stubborn-Pants. She laughed hysterically, drawing her STRAIGHT HAIR… If she gets bonus points for creativity, maybe they’ll make up for the fact that her drawing isn’t an accurate representation to her sentence.  “I have curly hair.” — Miss Mya, age 5 […]

MOM PROBLEMS #05032016: THE GREAT PRETZEL HEIST

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The single worst motherhood decision I’ve made this year to date: making my kids homemade soft pretzels from this kit. Omg…if you love to bake and follow nit-picky directions on a clock, this kit is for you!! If you do not like to make complex baking recipes, just light your $4 on fire, if you’ve […]