Showing posts from September, 2010

Repeat, Repeat, Repeat!

We've all heard the saying "curiosity killed the cat."  What I'd like to know is... did the cat happen to be a TWO-YEAR-OLD cat?!?!?  These days there is not one thing that is sacred or safe from the ten tiny little fingers that are attached to our two-year-old's hands.  Adorable though she is and sweet as a piece of pie when she wants to be, the girl is so very very curious.  And, she's not the only one.  Her peers are equally as fascinated with everything and anything "VERBOTEN" so I'm told by many a wary mom-friend.

In the midst of all of the chaos such as this (albeit tiny):

I find myself saying things in what I like to call repetitive mode.  And, it is during these moments that I am reminded of a 20+ year old video entitled "Bill Cosby Himself." During his stand-up routine, he recounts saying things to his children such as "sit down, sit down, sit down, sitsitsit, downdowndown, sitdownsitdownsitdown, sit DOWN!" or "st…

Prickliest Mommy on the Block

Each semester back in college, during particularly stressful study weeks (a.k.a. "hell week"), a gaggle of us geese and ganders would flock over to the local Denny's for all-night study sessions, last minute "tweaking" of term papers and some (you guessed it) COFFEEEEE!!  

Of course, after all was said and done, it was not uncommon for one to fall asleep in what you had already been wearing for about a day or two and then roll right out of bed onto the elevator, out the dorm entrance and down the walkway to your class where you drooled on your paper and somehow eeked out a passing grade or better.  

After pulling an all-nighter and emerging from an exam looking like something out of night of the living dead (only it was morning),  I felt like the entire world could smell my scent.  Yet, it was definitely NOT the kind ANYONE would want to market or spray onto one of those cute little business cards to hand out to passers-by at the mall!  

However, it wasn't unt…