KungFu Hippo, The NinJa Turtle

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Kids are weird. They are. It’s okay, I know that you think your kid is weird. And I know that you know that I think my kid is weird. There is nothing wrong with it. I don’t love him any less because he’s a weirdo…I actually love him more. Why?Read the Rest…

Gray Clouds Covering The Blue Skies

I never really know how to appropriately start posts on topics like this one. The topic of Depression. I’ve touched on it lightly in the past and you may have read or heard me talk about it in various interviews, but I’ve never really put it out there. I thinkRead the Rest…

The End Of The First Week

And so it ends, how it began in a huge pile of heaping exhaustion. Yes, the Hippo and I survived our first week of Elementary school. I am extremely ill and flared up (OF COURSE!) and he is sir grumps a lot as he adjusts to not having a napRead the Rest…

Hippo Invades Kindergarten

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Well it’s happened. Hippo has been in kindergarten for about 3 hrs and 47 minutes and counting. We’ve got about an hour and thirty minutes left in our first day. Yes, I said OUR first day. That child wouldn’t have a first day of kinder if I didn’t go throughRead the Rest…

To Vice, with Love…

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Dear Vice…It’s me, Jaxon. Yes, that’s right my little political preschooler exercised his right as an American Citizen in March 2014 when he asked me to help him write a letter to the Vice President of the United States. And it wasn’t just some little, “Hi, how are you”, type ofRead the Rest…

RIO 2 Giveaway!!!!

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Giveaway alert!!! Rio was one of the first movies Hippo ever sat through. Between the colors, the music and the fact that it had to do with flying, Jax was mystified. And no it’s not because I use to chase him around the house singing Rio by Duran Duran like someRead the Rest…

Hi, 31!

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I’ve got  about 63 more minutes before I can close the book on the first 30 years of my life and begin the journey with the next 30. That’s right folks, tomorrow is my birthday! I will be 31 years old. Or as Jax has said, a WHOLE LOTTA NUMBERS!Read the Rest…

Flare Up Food Favorite

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Salt-less, oil-less, skinless steamed or baked chicken. Saltless, butter-less mashed potatoes or white rice. And unseasoned, butter-less cooked carrots. no flavor. no creativity. no nothing! This is the flare up diet. The most taste you get is from the gatorade or cucumber infused water you are allowed to drink. AndRead the Rest…