Category Archives: Lazy Mom

Lazy Mom’s Guide to Dying Easter Eggs

So, true to form, I’m about 20 years late to another trend: Pre-Dyed Eggs. Am I alone here in seeing this on grocery shelves? Even the Swiss do it! There was no price listed, and I was too lazy to … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Fancy Cooking

Sometimes my dinners get Fancy. And when I say “fancy” I mean like Iggy Azalea or maybe Fancy Nancy, not like Jonathan Coulton’s *Mr. Fancy Pants* classic. So basically, a dinner that pretends to be fancy, perhaps with a tongue … Continue reading

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Eeek! I Still Need a Halloween Costume!

Want to go out trick-or-treating, but fresh out of ideas? As someone who once went as The Black-Eyed P’s (yes, I actually painted on a fairly convincing black eye and wore two paper P’s around my neck), these are a … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Old School Summer Relief

My son has rediscovered the original auto-tune: a metal fan. I remember spending many a hot summer day planted in front of a fan practicing saying my name or singing a song. I promised him I wouldn’t post the video … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Overcoming (your own) Anti-Social Behavior

On the last day of school, my son was so excited for summer that he practically bounced over to me as he left his teacher’s hug. “What kind of fun will we be having, Mama? Who will be there?” I … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Snow Day Activities!

Unexpected or not, snowy days offer up really fun activities — more fun than shoveling your sidewalk and driveway. More fun than sitting inside and saying, “I’m booooored!” I know there are lots of lovely curated lists of snow day … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Surviving School Vacation: Surface Tension

By this point in school vacation, a lot of parents, especially those not usually home all day with the kids, are reaching a breaking point. Many have probably resorted to relying on the Boob Tube or other forms of screen … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Fire

For all my talk about fire and meditation and watching the flames…I still haven’t run out to buy a fire pit, and we haven’t yet had a fire in the fireplace. (The same fireplace-type-thing that was a HUGE bonus in … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Hide & Seek

It’s really Mean Mommy Hide & Seek. And it really is mean on some level. But I feel like you’ll understand when you hear some context. On rainy days, we play a variety of games – you know, once I … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Science Experiment: Foaming Dragon

Back in September, when my son first started Kindergarten, he insisted on doing some kind of experiment or project when he came home from school. Every single day. This was one of the first, when I still had that “Start … Continue reading

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