My Parenting Days Are Almost Over. . . But Not Quite by Lick the Fridge

Topic: What the %^&* Is Going On Here? I remember the day well. March of 2010. My wife and I were pushing our one-year-old twins in their single strollers, so as to not have to maneuver the behemoth double stroller through the narrow aisles of the pharmacy. The line was about four deep. The man … Continue reading

What the %^&* Is Going On Here? by Maria’s Random Rants

Topic: What the %^&* Is Going On Here? I’m a warrior, a road warrior. Well, among other things. Really. Just hear me out. Being a family of six limits our options when it comes to travel. Heck, being a family of six limits us financially in several respects, because as you can guess six times … Continue reading

Sleepwalking by Amy Busee Perkins

Topic: What the %^&* Is Going On Here? What would happen if one day you woke up and found yourself in a traffic jam? You look at the 16-year-old sitting next to you, earbuds and loud music blocking out conversation or relation, but the last time you checked he was six, with a gap toothed … Continue reading

My “What the %^&* Moment” & Why You Should Be Careful What You Wish For by Nucking Futs Mama

Topic: What the %^&* Is Going On Here? When my twins were younger, I used to worry about my son being so timid around his sister. He’d seriously let the girl walk all over him. She’d steal his toys, interrupt his stories, and pretty much veto every single one of his ideas. And surprisingly, the … Continue reading

The Day My Daughter Killed Her Grandfather by TJ Alexian

Topic: What the %^&* Is Going On Here? “Teddy,” said my sister Kerrie over the phone. “You’re not going to believe what Ashes did today.” Wonderful. What fresh new hell awaits? I sat at my desk at work and felt my stomach tighten. Kerrie teaches reading at the Middle School that Ashes attends. It’s been … Continue reading