My Thursday “Victory”

6:40 pm: We are in the car. With water. With a soccer ball. With chairs. Twenty minutes before the game starts. We sing in the car, and we rejoice because for once this season, we are early for a soccer game. We will plant our chairs firmly at the center of the soccer field sidelines…

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The Birth of a Blog

Welcome to Mommy and the Mess Makers! I’ll be honest. It was a long labor. I decided to start this blog in late July. For exactly 12 minutes all three kids were quiet, and I knew the moment was right. I was delusional. Cue children wailing, hitting, crying, questioning, accusing, throwing, whining, and vomiting. (Ok,…

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