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Friday, August 19, 2011

TRUE LIFE: i'm a {mommy} blogger.

hey there...again.

if you didn't "meet" me during the first link-up, i'm michelle.
you can call me shell.
i'm also called honey, babe, bitch {duh!} & hey woman.

most importantly
i'm known as mom.

ten years ago, my life changed in a very big way.
for that, i'm forever grateful.

i have two spawn children.
the story of how i became a mother for the first time is pretty simple: don't let your birth control run out.
becoming a mother for the second time was hard work.

while stuttering shell isn't necessarily a mommy blog, i do exploit showcase my children from time to time.
after all, any mother of an eight year old & a ten year old {or, any mother in general} -regardless of gender {i have a boy & girl, respectively} - will tell you that there is always something going on...there's always something to blog about.

rather than write a sappy lovely post about my crotch fruit kids, i'll just link you to some of my favorite kid-related posts. i hope your computer doesn't jam up from having a gazillion windows open {apparently, my general blogger intro froze up mrs. wasp's 'puter...whoops!}.

but, before i list some links, how about some pics of the reason why i'm a mommy blogger?
meet my kids:

{san francisco, may 2011}

aidan is eight & entering the third grade.
malia is ten & entering the fifth grade {one year away from middle school...hold me!}.

{i was lazy & didn't put my 'stamp' on this pic...take it & i'll cut you.}

i wish they were still that little.
{gotta love the hand-me-down's since been replaced...twice.}

all of the cliches about motherhood are true.
your life is forever changed.
your children really are your heart beating outside of your body {or however that saying goes}.
kids really do grow up too fast.

you get the idea.

and, while i might complain about the perils of {impending} puberty, feel like tearing my hair out in frustration {because girls really do mature faster than boys} or want to rock star the television,
i love my children more than anything or anyone in this world {sorry, adam}.

now about those posts...
here are some of my favorite mom/kid-based blog posts that i've cranked out over the years:

an interview with my children
keep out!
i can't believe he turned this in
it figures
get thee to the potty
designer dog
the birds & the bees & the dog?
the witching hour
any more what?!
private property
my little man
the date
my wish
there's no turning back...
mommy, are you listening?

i'd keep listing blog posts, but then you might get bored.
but i do like to blog about my children's shenanigans.
well, when i remember to. ha!

and, since i'm a mom & it's my job to embarrass my children, i'll leave you with these lovely photos:

{these pics are mine. don't steal.}

are you a mommy blogger?
if so, go link up with mrs. monologues & fabulous but evil.

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Blogger Erin said...

Hahaha! Ok, you reminded me of TWO things in this post. One - Did you ever watch Gilmore Girls? Lorelai calls her daughter "loin fruit", and it makes me laugh every time. I may even call mah own baybay that from time to time.

Also? I just saw a card on Etsy yesterday that read "Congratulations on Being Irresponsible with Your Contraceptives" or something like that...hilarious!

Your kiddos are adorable!

Aug 19, 2011, 8:22:00 AM  
Blogger Mrs. Mama said...

omg. you know why i fell in love at first sight?... as soon as you said bitch.

you are just hilarious.

Aug 19, 2011, 8:57:00 AM  
Blogger Sandi said...

Hello new friend! I am with you on the puberty!! I have 2 going through it now and if it weren't for Xanax and screwdrivers I'm pretty sure we would all be bald!!

Aug 19, 2011, 9:41:00 AM  
Blogger Ashleigh said...

You are freaking hilarious! OMG... crotch fruit?!? hahahahhaha. also when you said not to let your BC run out, I was thinking "that's me!!!"-- our daughter was a "surprise"

Aug 19, 2011, 10:13:00 AM  
Blogger Wiz said...

Your blog is what I have to look forward to in a few years! I have a boy and a girl (almost, I am eight months pregnant!) I cant wait to read more. You are hysterical. I am your newest follower (stalker.) :)

Aug 19, 2011, 1:12:00 PM  
Blogger tara said...

lol. you are too funny! and your spawn are precious! :)

Aug 20, 2011, 9:52:00 AM  
Blogger Sarah E. said...

Awe! Love this post :)

Aug 22, 2011, 3:27:00 PM  

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