My Thoughts on Teacher Inservice Days

I know teachers are some of the hardest working people that exist, and I’m in awe of them. I realize that they have an endless amount of work to do both inside and outside the classroom, and that teacher inservice days are necessary. Truly. That way they can attempt to tackle the ridiculous amount of grading and lesson planning that hound them at every waking hour. But being that my kids have been back in school for two months now, my tolerance for the insane crap they pull all day long is low. It’s like being allowed to think in peace and quiet and pee alone for five days out of the week for a few weeks has made me soft. My summertime self would LAUGH at my current level of being able to handle them and roll with the flow of four simultaneous conversations and backseat shrieking. I have visions of the teachers laughing and chatting and sipping martinis in the library while I’m playing referee to hyenas, even though I know that’s not the reality of the situation. So, until tomorrow when they go back, I have yoga class at the YMCA (while they go to childwatch) and…

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On Club Mid: 14 Thoughts All Moms Have During Their Sons First Football Games

If you’ve never had a son enter the whole new world of playing football, allow me to enlighten you with some of the thoughts I had while watching my sons first football games recently (yes, both boys started playing football the same year… double the fun and double the heart attack for me! 14 Thoughts All Moms Have During Watching Their Son’s First Football Game Here are my boys after that first game filled with excitement, horror, and confusion… (mine AND theirs). Their Daddy told them to not smile for the picture and look tough.

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On Club Mid: As Seen on TV But Not In My House

I’m on the all-new Club Mid section of Scary Mommy today talking about the stupid As Seen on TV crap toy commercials that come on the kiddie channels between shows. These are the ones that I refuse to allow in my house. Did I miss any of the items that horrify you? As Seen On TV But Not In My Househttps://www.scarymommy.com/as-seen-on-tv-but-not-in-my-house/

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