Tag: Moms who drink and swear the book

Finding parenting advice in peculiar places

If you do a Google search for the best parenting websites, you will not, I repeat NOT, come across my blog, which is a good thing, because I have no advice for you about parenting aside from the obvious stuff that even a toddler playing with dolls knows. But for some reason, my book gets... Read more »

Scowler by Daniel Kraus: A Wiener Reader's Book Review

I’m both embarrassed and excited to report that my new book club is ah-may-zing! It might just be the most bizarre and fantastic organization I’ve ever been a part of in my entire LIFE, and that’s saying something because I’ve seen and done and been amidst some whacked out wonkiness in my 43 years. You... Read more »

How often should married people have sex part two: Holidays

This Sunday is Father’s Day. I’m not a father, but I think I speak for most men when I say that they would like to have the gift of sex on this upcoming Father’s Day. More than once if you are feeling particularly generous and find yourself with a few extra kid free moments. Seriously,... Read more »

How often should married people have sex: Part one

S    Are you going to blog about this conversation? Me    Do you think I should blog about it? S    You should. It would be so funny. You are so funny! Me    I know. I really am funny. Funny Nikki. Well….I might write about it. S    Just don’t mention me by... Read more »

Step Up for Autism : The top three ways you can help a family who has a child who has autism

Step Up for Autism : The top three ways you can help a family who has a child who has autism
Seven years ago, I wasn’t surprised when told my daughter needed some occupational therapy. I was surprised when the occupational therapist followed me out to the car after the assessment, giving me some tips while I furiously scribbled down names of books and accessories I would need at home to support my two year old... Read more »

Vino2Go - A wonderful way to walk your wieners while drinking wine

Walking our wiener dogs with my wonderful daughter is one of my favorite things to do. Walking with wine once in awhile makes it even more wonderful, but I don’t often walk with wine, because sometimes the wieners gets wickedly wild on a walk, which results in much spillage of wine and that makes me... Read more »

Inspirational quotes for round pegs in square holes

This is why I never wrote that blog about the blog about blogs that....you know.
Do you ever find yourself feeling droopy, disappointed and unmotivated? Do you seek the advice and support of others to kick start your heart? Does it seem like somedays, the smallest of things seem like monumental tasks, impossible to accomplish and overwhelmingly frustrating? Yes? Sigh….me too. “Friendship is born at the moment one person says... Read more »

Everybody poops

It was impossible for anyone in the crowded Sea-Tac airport bathroom not to hear the hilarious and adorable conversation between a mother and her little guy yesterday, but even so, I was particularly focused on them because after five days away from my family, I was feeling the ache – missing them. One day away... Read more »

Dad All Day - A new dad blog I can get behind

After 19 years of marriage, I can say with 100% certainty that my husband and I communicate 100% better than we did year ago, but if I had to give us a grade for our current communication effectiveness, I’d say we are at 70% on our best days, give or take 10%. THANK GOD FOR... Read more »

The Great Gatsby inspired guide to addressing the breast vs. bottle debate

Humor me. I’m begging you to just let me rant a bit about the social media trend I have, I believe, aptly named, Discernment vs. Dip-shits – a losing battle. The other day, I came across an article about breastfeeding and it immediately set off my “Oh no, a bunch of dip-shits are going to... Read more »