The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

I made my kitchen cabinet beg for mercy.

It’s week # 13 in Org Junkie’s 52 Weeks of Organizing challenge. This week Org Junkie’s topic is “Purge Magazine Backlogs.” I don’t have this problem because me no read … Continue reading

April 2, 2011 · 20 Comments

Our dinner with “The Vaginas.”

I’m having a hard time coming up with a title to fully capture the mirth we experienced last night at our annual St. Patty’s Day dinner party with our friends … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · 10 Comments

List Making Love

“The more you do, the more you can do.” I don’t know who said that, or where I found it years ago. I only know that it is true. I’m … Continue reading

February 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

My Baby is Sprouting Boobies, Part 2

On a positive note, I did find that 8 years old is not out of the realm of normal these days. In fact, the average age of breast budding in the United States is between 8 and 13. So there’s that. But come on… of all the places to be ahead of the class? Really? This is what I get? She couldn’t be the fastest at the timed addition tests or winner of the tri-county spelling bee?Just my luck. Winner of the boobie-prize.

January 27, 2011 · 4 Comments

Organized Minutiae, Precocious Puberty, and Mommy Tears

So while I’ve been stringently organizing the minutiae of my life like DS cartridges and Legos, my little girl has been growing up behind my back. Which brings us to … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · 6 Comments

Jesus Loves Me

gool bus tute titty I regot no-ball nack woperate yater nuggle wack If you understand any of those words, congratulations… you speak Spider-Man (formerly known as Bucket Head). If not, … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · 5 Comments

The Sins of the Mother

Oh Lordy. The results are in for the first Principal Pal awards of the school year. And I just have one question: who do I have to sleep with to … Continue reading

September 29, 2009 · 8 Comments