Top 10 Reasons My Kids Won’t Let Me Use The Bathroom

Prior to having children I could use the restroom by myself. Seems like a simple thing that many women take for granted. Over the last eight years I have adjusted to the fact that there is no private time as mother. So that being said here's my top 10 list of reasons my children barged [...]

STOP YELLING Challenge winner was…

The winner of the STOP YELLING challenge was...Daddy! Congratulations 🙂 We're going to do another challenge over the next two days. Now that we're all home from school and work it is a little more difficult. After less than 24 hrs here is where we all stand... Current coins left: Isaiah: 0 Aaron: 13 Mama: 13 [...]

Meet and Greet Weekend @ Dream Big: 2/26/16

Check this out! Great opportunity to share your blog and discover new bloggers out there. It’s the Meet and Greet weekend at Dream Big!!  I cannot believe it is almost March, but as we all know time keeps marching on…pun intended!  lol Ok so here are the rules: Leave … Source: Meet and Greet Weekend @ [...]

Who Will Win The Jackpot?

Who will win the jackpot? For 48 hours beginning at 8:46PM this evening the Mellix family is competing in a "STOP YELLING" challenge. The rules are simple: Each contestant starts off with 20 pennies. If you yell one of your pennies goes in the JACKPOT bucket. On Friday at 8:46PM we will meet back in the kitchen to [...]

My Lost Car & Facial Peel

I've misplaced my car keys a million times. Yesterday was the first time I lost my car. Let me begin by admitting my husband offered to walk me to my car. At the time I thought his offer was ridiculous. No thank you sir! I am a grown woman and we are parked at opposite [...]

When I Grow Up…

Aaron: When I grow up I'm going to have a Lamborghini. Isaiah: Well, Lamborghinis don't turn well. Aaron: Yeah they do. Isaiah: No. Uncle Zach told me so they don't turn well. Nathan and I just stare at each other trying hard not to laugh. Nathan: Aaron, how are you going to afford a Lamborghini? [...]

Can you stop by the bank?

I was sitting at the kitchen table attempting to update a few things online for my husband's website. I had a plate sitting next to my laptop with a slice of cheese pizza and cheesy bread on it. Aaron runs/skips/dances/twirls over to me from the living room and says: "Hey mama! Tomorrow can you go [...]

I Hate Alarm Clocks!

January 5, 2016 2:00 AM- I finally shut my eyes to go to sleep. I have 5 hours and 40 minutes before my oldest has to be in his seat at school. The holiday break is over. 4:30 AM- I hear tiny feet and a blanket dragging across my bedroom floor. I barely have the energy to [...]

Glazed Donuts With Rashes

   Saturday Expectation: My one day to accomplish as much as possible. Reality: HAHAHA!! Silly girl...you have children! ----------------------------------------------------------- Non-productive Actions &/or Quotes from the Mellix household today: I made Captain America cookies. The video I saw made it look so simple. It was difficult. They were gross. I lost to my 8 yr old [...]

Why didn’t you sell that dangerous thing?

Aaron was supposed to be getting dressed. I heard him digging around near the laundry basket of clean clothes but finding a shirt for school was not on his list of priorities this morning. Aaron: "AAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!" (followed by dramatic sobbing...) Me: "Aaron! What's wrong?!?!?" Aaron: "That thing snapped my fingers!!! AAAAHHHH!!!!" (continuous sobbing with big [...]