Living In a Mixed-Up World

It was that time of year again—the time I like to call Thankschristmas. It is the time of the holiday season when Christmas lovers alike don their tacky red and green elf on the shelf sweatshirts and turn on their obnoxiously loud Christmas tunes right smack dab in the middle of November. Gasps all around in hushed tones. Yes, Thanksgiving …

Perfectly Imperfect

Okay, seriously… What is so wrong with wanting a tiny bit of perfection in my life? Is it too much to ask for my toddler not to create snow angels in his freshly made poop on the kitchen floor; or for my preschooler not to loudly scream and cry in the middle of the grocery store with quite the award-winning …