Princess Nagger and the World’s Largest Origami Macaw
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Princess Nagger and the World’s Largest Origami Macaw

Princess Nagger has been having a lot of fun making origami critters lately – she taught herself how to do it by watching tutorials On Demand, and scads of YouTube videos.  Every-other-day she fashions a new one, with whatever scrap of paper happens to be lying around.  Like a piece of clear plastic: Or the…

Addicting Angry Birds and Bees – RTT Rebel
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Addicting Angry Birds and Bees – RTT Rebel

Those of you with SmartPhones understand how addicting some of the apps can be, like Angry Birds.  Until I got a SmartPhone, I had no idea why those birds were so angry.  Now I do.  They really should have been called Addicting Angry Birds. Speaking of Angry Birds, remember how I ordered an Angry Birds…

School Lunch – What Are You Packing?
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School Lunch – What Are You Packing?

School’s in session, Princess Nagger is on Day 3 of her 3rd grade year.  Amazingly enough she hasn’t been as resistant to getting up and getting ready for school like she has in years past – having some familiar friends in her classroom this year really does make a difference. It’s more fun to eat…

Confession Time, All Boy and other Randomness – RTT Rebel
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Confession Time, All Boy and other Randomness – RTT Rebel

I have a confession to make.  I never really truly acknowledged or appreciated the extra work that goes into having more than one kid in the house.  After Princess Nagger arrived on the scene, I had a better understanding and admiration for people like my mom, who juggled 4 kids that were only a year…

Boys are Different – Bedtime Routines
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Boys are Different – Bedtime Routines

When Princess Nagger was a baby, our nightly routine was rocking in the glider rocker in her room reading bedtime stories until she fell asleep – sleep usually happened halfway through the first story.   I would then gently lay her in her crib, tiptoe out of the room, and breath a sigh of relief that…