Category Archives: kids

Mom, I’m The Kicker

Birk was getting in the shower. Her 7 year old body jumping up and down and squiggling out of her clothes. She looked at me with a big smile and joyfully said with a jump to punctuate her point, “Mom, I was the kicker!” We had talked about many things that evening. I tried to […]

THE Alfalfa Sprout

There are some things, I’m sorry to say, that really sadden me.  One is when I tell my kids in the morning that they need to comb their hair because they have an Alfalfa Sprout and they give me the blank stare.  After constant examples, they understand what I mean, but they have no point […]

Verizon Wireless Toast

Here’s a Mombshell Toast to Verizon Wireless.  I was floored by Verizon’s customer service today.  My daughter’s phone had a little, ahem, moisture problem.  K2 (Kid Two) was in tears.  My dad said, “Let’s take it back and ask them to give us a new phone.” I eyed my daughter’s pink motorola razor and laughed […]