Author Archives: morelikeaveragemom

About morelikeaveragemom

I'm a stay home mom with 3 kids. I am simply figuring it out as I go.

Crunchy cleaning fail

I bought Tide today. Not only did I buy Tide, I bought Tide with Bleach. I feel more diminished by this than I should. To properly explain, let me give a little history. When Letty was born I decided to … Continue reading

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Phineas and Ferb should move in here

I’ll admit, we are late coming to the Phineas and Ferb craze. The kids just discovered it a few weeks ago after watching almost everything else on Netflix. Today, I really heard the words to the theme song for the … Continue reading

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Get around town

I drive a minivan older than my oldest child. In dog years, my van is 622. And, to be fair, it has been a darn fine vehicle. It has carried us faithfully on many a road trip, both local and … Continue reading

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Adventures of an advanced beginner

My blogging journey began as an outpost to my Facebook account. Some of the funny things that happened in my life as a mom required more words than the average status update. And this blog was born. Shortly thereafter, Jett … Continue reading

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Turning 40!

I will be 40 this year. As I approach this milestone birthday a million bad jokes float through my mind. A million ideas on how to celebrate also float through my mind. Mostly, though, turning 40, for me, is becoming … Continue reading

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Sometimes I am jealous of my husband, J. When he has free time he knows exactly what he wants to do. A talented musician and photographer, he is never lacking in projects. What he lacks is time… the sob story … Continue reading

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Wicked and my child

I saw Wicked over the weekend with some good girlfriends. I was a theater major in college (the first time around) and it had been an embarrassingly long time since I had seen a live show of any kind. Musical … Continue reading

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