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. [...]
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 [...]
When You Realize It’s Naptime…
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 [...]
Lemons Are Delicious!
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 [...]
Dishwashers & Squirt Guns
My husband and oldest son were loading the dishwasher tonight. Sounds great, right? Husband: "Isaiah! Come here...which soap did you put in?" He points to the blue bottle of dish soap. They both stare down at the dishwasher as it continues to vomit out a tremendous amount of bubbles. Husband: "Go grab some towels...quick!" Trying [...]