Unloved in Olathe (Translation: Toddlers Are Mean)

This morning, Gabbie was in a bit of a mood.  It could be that she got up way to early*, it could be that no one would give her more breakfast after she’d already eaten an entire banana and an adult-sized bowl of oatmeal, it could be that she’d just gotten roundly scolded by both(…)

Potty Training (and Why It Majorly Sucks Butt…)

I feel that I’ve alluded to this on here, but we’re going through the whole potty training thing with Miss Gabbie…still.  We initially tried, wow, about seven months ago?  But that was totally a non-starter because she first time she actually pooped in the toilet, it scared the crap out of her (possibly literally), and(…)

In Support of Obnoxious Women: Is It Just Me, or Are We Getting Louder?

These thoughts that I’m about to express, perhaps poorly, started to solidify while I was watching the Golden Globes on Sunday.  (Yes, I love awards shows, what of it?  I enjoy seeing all the pretty [and crazy-whackadoo] clothes, and I like movies and television, so it’s fun to see what everyone else thinks of them,(…)

Better Late than Never: 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

Yes, yes, I know.  It’s January 6.  Whatever… As I mentioned last year, I’m not really that keen on New Year’s “Resolutions.”  That being said, however, I can’t deny that making an actual list in 2014 and sharing it publicly did prompt me to actually do a large amount of the stuff I set out(…)