Congratulations To My Awesome Niece!

To my beautiful niece Jennifer, Mommies In Orbit dedicates this blog post to you and your grand accomplishment, graduation, Master of Education, Counseling.  It wasn’t easy, but you persevered, jumped through every hoop you could ever imagine, and made it to graduation day!  Congratulations! I’m thrilled and so happy for you! Go out there in the…

Who Are The Experts Kidding?

Moms Who Have Twins May Live Longer: Study Says   OMG, my brain about split in half when I saw the headline. A lot of unexpected stuff can happen when you have twins, but living longer? Yikes! So where in the hell are the experts when you need an extra hand?  What were the experts doing while Mom was up and at ’em at 2 a.m…

Madness and Bacon!!

When I took the pledge to become a Mom, I had no idea what my brain was about to be subjected to. Really, this is motherhood, no wonder I’ve avoided it like the plague for so long. Our day begins with an abundance of screaming and sniping.  It’s not enough to get the wranglers rolled out of their bunks and down…

A Grand Mother’s Day!!

Could Mother’s Day have gone any better? Nope, Could the weather have been any nicer? No way! Could the wranglers have behaved any better? Probably not! What more could a Mom ask for? The kids wrote a poem for me and picked out some really random cards. Got some awesome gifts too! They actually seem to be developing quite a sense of humor.  Somedays, I…

A Room With A View!

Yes, I’m talking about the kitchen, my window to the world. Outside this particular window is where Mommies In Orbit can watch the wranglers swimming, swinging high enough to stop a heartbeat, battling like mad barbarians and just generally having fun.  This is also where the aliens do their homework, at our mission control center. It’s where birthday parties happen…

That’s Not How I Planned It!!!

OK, so this was not quite the way I planned my grand pool opening day. The water is green not turqoise as planned and the wranglers are both sick. Not to mention the sun never made an appearance at all today!  You think I would have learned by now that things don’t always go as planned. Just ask my kids, they’ll tell you how ass…