Sistah Diaries

Finding the humor in chaos

Stretch Marks

Where would we be without our darling children, whom we love more than life itself? But there are days (weeks, months, years) where we subscribe to Roseanne Barr’s brand of parenting: “This is why animals eat their young.” Here you will find our parenting challenges, victories, fails and frustrations — all for your giggling pleasure.

Are you 9 months pregnant with twins? Take this quiz…

Not sure if you’re about to give birth to twins? If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you may be 9 months pregnant with twins… You have to replace the words “quickly,” “run,” “dive,” with “eventually,” “if-at-all,”…
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Survivor Woman

It is spring time on the prairie, and although the landscape may appear tranquil and serene, do not be fooled. This territory is a cold, unforgiving jungle of tiny primates, toxic piles of dirty diapers, laundry and dishes – and large,…
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My family’s sinister plot to drive me crazy

Image via Flickr (Turns out, it’s a pretty short trip…) My ol’ pappy used to say, “Life isn’t fair”…words that I often repeat to my own children in order to justify not giving into their constant demands. How true that…
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5 Things that really mystify my dog

I have a Maltipoo named Annabelle.  Annabelle is part Maltese and part Poodle. These parts are welded together by dog genius, for a total and complete body weight of 5.75 pounds (when she doesn’t need a haircut) of general mischief….
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