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Three Bay Area moms trying to survive the storm of parenthood with style (and possibly a margarita or two).
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Our $1.2 Million Dollar Ski House by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Birk had such a fantastic time skiing in Tahoe with her daddy, that she wants to quit regular school, and go to ski school full time. She realizes that this requires a ... Read on »
Piercing and the Modern Tween by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Our family debate of late: piercings. Ruth, 10 going on 11, is ready to get her ears pierced. The dinner table discussions have sparked Birk’s interest, as well. ... Read on »
A Nice, Cool Frosty One At Pippi’s by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My youngest, Birk, kept asking me to go out to dinner at Pippi’s. Dumbfounded, I asked around about a new restaurant named, “Pippi’s.” No one seemed to hav ... Read on »
Good News, Bad News by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Here’s the bad news: I was in my garage this weekend, finally trying to put order in my abyss of chaos. The bins were willy nilly, and I needed to get the Christma ... Read on »
Old Dog, New Tricks? In French? by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So much in my life happens just because of where I’m standing at a particular moment. This particular moment was on a Friday night and, yes, I did have a glass of w ... Read on »
I Doggone Did It by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting                     No longer is the question “To Dog or Not to Dog”. She is here, it’s a done deal, we are officially “with puppy”. Th ... Read on »
Blankies, Lovies & Loss by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Birk’s blanket, which for some reason she calls Fuji, is missing. There is not much left of this lovey, it is tattered, threadbare and torn–held together with clums ... Read on »
The Seat of Death by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting There are weird terms and phrases I use with my children. We have our inside jokes that even Daddy can’t quite figure out. One of these is the phrase: seat of deat ... Read on »
Driving in the Dark by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I remember a long time ago, when I was driving somewhere with my kids. 2 year old John said, “Mommy, we are driving in the dark.” It never dawned on me, ho ... Read on »
A Happy Spin on Life by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Going to the gym is truly a luxury of time. It eats a hole in your day bigger than a donut and I’ve resisted the pressure to commit to exercise in my lifestyle. ... Read on »
Most Cats Catch Mice… by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting                     The first time I saw our male kitten crouching low and still, I admit I felt a small rush of pride. Although I drea ... Read on »
Frustration in 15 Easy Steps by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting #1 Agree to host the school’s Thank You Luncheon at your house. #2 Decide, since all these people are coming to your house, you might as well replace that ... Read on »
Car Hop Mom-ent by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Those of you that know me, know that I was an A&W car hop for 13 years of my life. Yes, I did hang trays with frosty, ice cold mugs of root beer on car windows. No, I ... Read on »
All The World’s A Stage: Middle School Production of a Rocking, Rolling King Lear by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting John came home from middle school play try outs and didn’t say much. I didn’t want to press the issue, in case he didn’t get the part he wanted. It wasn’t until ho ... Read on »
Barbie Dream House with a Front Porch by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My friend was talking yesterday about her Barbie Dream House. She lives in it right now. I do not live in my Barbie Dream House. I don’t think I ever will. F ... Read on »
Stress Much? by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting How I Battle Stress:  Margarita Friday  Breathe  Hike  Tivo  Wine  Girlfriends  Spin Class  Latte  Shopping  Massage  Tequila (No ... Read on »
How Do You Like Your Eggs? by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting                     At my house, the cutting of crusts is commonplace for the 7 and under crowd. For the eating of sunnyside up’s, however ... Read on »
Winter Whites by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting                     This is one of the reasons I love where I live. At home, in February, my white magnolia blooms. One four hour drive ... Read on »
Scary Funny Things Kid’s Say: A 7 Year Old’s View of Abortion by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My first grader, Birk, was in her booster. I was driving the good old mini van and we were heading home from school . “Mommy, do you know about abortions?” ... Read on »
Didn’t Your Mamma Teach You Any Manners? by Mombshells .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Birk drew this picture on the airplane during a 70 minute ground delay. She patiently sat with her mommy and daddy, while the man in front of us was the perfect exampl ... Read on »