The Kid Requests Are Out of This Orbit!!!

Mommy says, “You will not complain!!” Kids, I realize that you want this and you want that, but these requests are out of this orbit. Rocket Boy has a computer set-up that most kids would love to have. He has a laptop, and a separate keyboard and large monitor, so he can work on his animation projects, and what do I hear?  “Mom, this game…

Take A Hike, Winter!

This snow really sucks! Mr. Frog says, “I’m not happy about this weather!”  Here in the Midwest we received whiskey barrels of rain, and a surprise snowstorm yesterday.  Was I really at the garden center buying spring flowers over the weekend? Are all the flower beds raked and tidy ready for planting? Am I about to lose my freaking mind? You betcha! I realize…

My Doggies Complete Me!

These guys get me! Yeah, it’s been one of those weekends, where Mommies In Orbits feels out of sorts. You know when things just suck and you just can’t put your finger on the reason. I know I can always turn to my canine buddies. Smart Border Collie has been with me for four years now, we can read each others minds. Black Dog is pure…

Weekend Warriors!!!

You know who you are, you’re a weekend warrior. It’s almost spring and the yard is a disaster. So you grab your brand new gardening gloves and shovel.  Then you blaze a trail …….. raking, digging, yanking, fighting with yard waste bags to stay open and planting.  Finally, it’s a masterpiece! Even your kids will think you’re cool! You…

The “SlimeTime LIVE” Cruise!

What’s next? Now one of my kids wants to go on the Nickelodeon “SlimeTime LIVE” cruise? And that’s not all, featuring, “Nick’s signature slime!” OK, now come on, how can a commercial about being slimed on a huge ship with Spongebob, be so appealing to kids? Once they have that commercial playing over and over in their noggins, they just…

My Kids Are Like Galaxies!!

I recently watched a great program called, “How The Universe Works.”  Little did I realize that these distant galaxies are a lot like my kids. For example, the Andromeda galaxy and the Milky Way galaxy are on a collision course, oh yea, in about five to six billion years.  Yikes, I won’t be around for that collision, but I will witness many collisions right…