July 1, 2014
by Meredith Bland

A report, two weeks into summer vacation

I hate summer. Hate hate hate it. I have hated it for as long as I can remember for two reasons: first, I hate small clothes. And, I must add, the feeling is reciprocated. Second, I hate heat and humidity. … Continue reading

June 19, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Thank you for your honesty, PLUS some awesome giveaway madness

I don’t cook very often. The reason for that is that I am a bad cook, My husband, however, is a good cook. For example, here’s what happens when my husband and I go into the kitchen to make dinner … Continue reading

May 13, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Netflix for kids: Music for the mini masses.

I recently bought my kids their first CD players. This became an interesting story in two ways: first, because apparently I am incredibly old and behind the times. Here is the conversation I had with the young man at Target: … Continue reading

May 6, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Vacation, all I sorta wanted.

Once a year, since my twins were three-years-old, I have flown across the country with them by myself to visit their grandmother in North Carolina. That first year I decided to make this trip on my own, I did it … Continue reading

April 10, 2014
by Meredith Bland

My rules…they mean nothing.

  A large part of parenting is making big decisions in an instant; if I had known that the ability to react quickly and decisively every minute of every day was going to be such a key part of parenting, … Continue reading