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Katie

  • MEWDS - Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome
    Family Life My Funny Life

    Don’t Fail Me Now, Eyeballs!


    So. Funny story.

    And you know it’s a funny story, when I start out like that, right?

    This tale needs the slightest of backstories, so I’ll begin by saying I just started at another new job. It’s a long story since I wrote this post about leaving my original job and starting at a new place.  And now I’ve left that “new place” after 8 months. Let’s just say very simply that what I thought was originally a good opportunity ended up being the wrong path for me.  However, I’m in a much happier place now with this current position. Read more

  • From Mama to Mom
    Fox Parenting

    When I Go From Mama to Mom


    There will be a day when I go from Mama to Mom.

    A day when my heart will break slightly, a tiny crack forming with one missing syllable.

    A day when he’ll put on his own socks.

    Find Chutes and Ladders childish.

    Push away when I stay too long with a hug. Read more

  • Baby Name Fox
    Fox My Funny Life Parenting

    What’s in a Name?


    We get asked quite a bit about the name Fox.

    Like really, hippie parents?  You named your son after a woodland critter.  Good luck with that future career path, Kiddo.

    Oh yeah, I know your judge-y thought process, old lady in the grocery store line.

    I get it.  I mean, we’ve all made a quick joke at Apple and North’s expense, but since I’ve joined the “Out-There, Celebrity Baby Name Club,” I’ve cooled my jets on criticizing anyone on his or her particular moniker choices.  Because names are… personal. Read more

  • 10 Best STEM Books for Children
    Lists

    Best STEM Books for Children

    I have a STEM kid.  I know, I know.  It’s the total “buzz word” lately, but it’s pretty true for Fox.  He has little interest in learning to read (my English major heart is wincing in pain at that admission), but damn can that boy put together a puzzle in record time. Read more

  • Love Letter to My Son
    Fox Parenting

    A Love Letter to My Son

    Fox turned five at the end of August, and like any good, overworked mom, I’m a few days late (and a dollar short after the birthday gifts) in wishing him a proper birthday.  And by wishing him a “proper” birthday, I mean the only way us millennials know how – through some type of social media or Interwebz platform.  I did send him a text message with balloon emojis. Read more