Daddy Is Better Than You

Anyone have a mama's boy? What about a daddy's boy?   We have one of each. My oldest is an absolute mama's boy. I love it! My younger son is all about daddy. Yesterday on the way to church I was educating my children on some old school kind of music that I enjoy. I sang [...]

Batman Infographic

I've come to the point in motherhood where my children are interested in things that my brain doesn't want to comprehend. I get the basic super hero plots. I know who's who in the Marvel world. Now my oldest is going through a Batman phase. Batman is from DC Comics...not Marvel. I don't like him. [...]

When I Grow Up

Isaiah: when I grow up I'm going to do what you're doing for a living. (I'm commenting on a Facebook conversation) Me: what are you talking about? Isaiah: I'm going to type text messages for a living. ***** Future social media manager????

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hyperactive Puppies Saving The World

Sometimes I think my oldest is part puppy. I've been home for less than 2 hours and I am drained. Just watching him run, skip, and leap around my house makes me incredibly sleepy. In his eyes my couch is one of those boosters on the road in a video game. Those ramps that increase your speed just before you [...]

X-Box One Cheat Codes

Inside the Lego Marvel Avengers X-Box game there is information about an online survey you can fill out to unlock cheat codes. I was helping Isaiah fill it out after work today and he had a little trouble with the following question... 6. Did you see any bugs or glitches in the game? Isaiah: "I [...]

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? [...]