The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Mommy is the Root of All Evil

Two bloggers. Two different hemispheres. One vision (largely impaired by too much clutter, dirt, and booze). Exposed for all the world to see as Housekeepers of Ill-Repute, Proprietresses of Dubious … Continue reading

January 7, 2009 · 8 Comments

Piece of Cake

The other day was my daughter Klepto’s 6th Birthday. Pretty momentous day for a little girl… she had been looking forward to it for 364 days. The sweet little thing … Continue reading

November 16, 2008 · 8 Comments

Dirty Girl

My five year old daughter, Klepto, announced a few days ago that she needed new tennis shoes. Great. Good Lord, kids are such money-pits, aren’t they? So, wanting to be … Continue reading

October 2, 2008 · 6 Comments

Sticky Situation

True story. Yesterday we took the kids bowling at one of those family arcade joints.  We had a blast.  My only complaints were that real bowling is way harder than … Continue reading

September 8, 2008 · 1 Comment

Pretty

My husband recorded part of the Olympics several nights ago to show the kids.  It was the Trampoline Finals (WTF? Who even knew this was an Olympic sport?).  We have … Continue reading

August 21, 2008 · 2 Comments