Author Archives: Krista

About Krista

Livin the poor life with the typical american family; husband, baby, and dogs. Happy to tell it like it is, the ins and outs of being a young, hip mom can be more hilarious than one might think ;)

That month I potty trained

You read that right, MONTH. and really, let’s be honest, it was way longer than a month, and will continue for quite some time because when you have a stubborn child such as mine who also can play dumb better … Continue reading

Posted in I'm Crazy, Life's little milestones, Proud mama, The "mommy" in me, Toddler Tantrums, What the Eff? | Leave a comment

Settling in and slowing down

I don’t like summer… *GASP!* But the sun! The water! The frozen drinks! Yup, you heard it right, I don’t like summer. It’s hot, it’s┬áchaotic, it seems to be week after week of never-ending plans and oh my God, get … Continue reading

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Just like that

The moment you realize your marriage is over it’s like hitting a wall. A wall you’ve been running towards at full speed for months, for years. There’s something different about that moment. Not all the moments leading up to it. … Continue reading

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I tried to get out

I live across the street from my mother. On purpose. I never thought I would seriously say that. I always had this aversion to living in my home town. I wasn’t one of the “townies” who still knew everyone’s business**, … Continue reading

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I want to be the mom that doesn’t have a panic attack when the play doh colors mix…. Literally…. well, I guess figuratively as well. The mom that doesn’t gasp when water flows to the floor during bath time. The … Continue reading

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Tutorial: The locked bathroom

Let me stress… I am a mom… of BOYS. And when I say boys, I mean “everything they do is dangerous and makes me gasp for air and I’m waiting for someone to be sent to the emergency room at … Continue reading

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Sh*t, dude

I guess that is all I can say. It’s been well over a year since I last posted, and literally there isn’t a day that goes by that I still don’t blog in my mind, thinking of what post I … Continue reading

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