Monday, April 8, 2013

Ultimate Blog Party 2013


You know that mom who has been blogging since before she was married, and you've followed all of her life's accomplishments including the purchase of her dream house, and the miracle births of her beautiful, perfect children?  I am not that mom.  I mean, I have two fabulous boys who fill my life with... well, sports equipment, suspect smells, boogers, and more dirt than you've ever imagined... plus the most wonderful, amazing mama's boy hugs ever.  I am a mother of boys, a "MOB" if you will.  And these stories are the crazy antics that actually occur in my household and are collectively known as MOB mentalities.

I used to be that shy, insecure, quiet person who enjoyed observing life from a shadowy corner - sounds like a creepy stalker when it's spelled out like that.  I'm not, I swear.  Well, I only stalk people who write amazing blogs and have funny posts on Twitter (you know, socially acceptable stalking, so don't be so quick to judge).  When I had my kids the sarcastic side of me was forced to open up and take over.  You can't possibly take yourself seriously when you have breastmilk leaking through your bra pad or your baby's poop smeared on your arm because you didn't realize he'd had a blow-out that has coated everything from his one remaining sock all the way up to his dirty neck rolls.  In order to cope I took to Facebook to vent my frustrations at all the testosterone-fueled craziness that surrounded me.  I had friends encourage me to start a blog, and now, well, here we are. Hopefully they're not regretting that advice right about now.

I am new to blogging, and that's why I am so thankful to stumble across sites like 5 Minutes for Mom who have just compiled a full list of kindred spirits for me to connect with.  I hope you read on and enjoy a laugh at my expense!

13 comments:

  1. Hi stopping by from UBP! Your blog sounds so fun! I am outnumbered by 2 boys so I will definitely be following along with you! :)

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  2. Thanks Veronika! So glad you could join me in this strange boy-world we inhabit.

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  3. Hello!!! I'm stopping by from the UBP!!! And I'm your newest follower! :D As you know from my blog, I'm a member of the MOB, too. Heaven help us. And I'm pretty sure that's why wine was invented.

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    1. Ah yes, plenty of wine flowing over here too. BevMo sends me emails that say, "We haven't seen you for awhile..." so I know I'm missed.

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  4. Hi there! Stopping by from the UBP! Welcome to blogging! I have 3 silly boys as well... and then a little girl. What a shocking experience to go from monster trucks to dainty princesses, lol. Love your blog.

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    1. Elizabeth, sounds like you have a full house! And the princess will keep those boys hopping. Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. I love, love, love your blog. I never realized that I had such a strong sarcasm gene until I became a mom. I am convinced it is the delicate thread that keeps me from going off the deep end. I knew I was going to like your blog just by the name. You rock!

    So glad I visited from the Ultimate Blog Party 2013.
    http://www.twoloonsandabook.com

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    1. Pam, flattery will get you everywhere. Thanks for the support! Sarcasm is like a mommy super power and it strengthens as your kids grow (especially if they think they are witty too).

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  6. Hi Karen - I will vote for laundry being my least favorite mom job..I also love to people watch, especially from dark corners. Hope you are having a great party!

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    1. Thanks for reading! Cyber-stalking is considered good in the blog world, right? No dark corners needed.

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  7. Hi!! New follower here, I found you on the UBP13! Your blog is absolutely amazing! I am a new blogger and hope you can come by and follow me at www.mybutterflyhaus.blogspot.com!

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  8. I'm a MOG and a MOT (girls, twins). Love your site so far and looking forward to seeing more. Here from the party and following via GFC! Hope you'll stop by Tales of an Unlikely Mother, too! http://www.parentwin.com/2013/04/ultimate-blog-party-2013.html

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  9. I’m late! I’m late! I’m stopping by from the UBP13. I hope you stop by our party for a slice of warm banana bread and cold milk.
    Hugs,
    Cathi
    http://simplesojourns.com/2013/04/ultimate-blog-party-2013.html

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