What NOT to be for Halloween

In my sophomore year of college, I went to my first Halloween sorority/fraternity party. Yes, I was in a sorority in college. Someday I’ll tell you the adorable story about how Even Steven was president of his fraternity, and I was president of my sorority. Oh – I guess I just did. The end. Anyway…

Birthday Fails

25 Epic Birthday Fails #birthdayfail

Miles’s 6th birthday is right around the corner, and he keeps reminding me of how I totally failed him during his birthday party two years ago. Yes, the kid is still upset about his 4th birthday. We talked about his birthday party for weeks, and when the big day finally came, he stood at the…

Even Steven

You’re a Better Mom than Me

I have some good news for you today. It has officially been confirmed that you are a better mom than I am. Even if you don’t have kids. Or if you’re a man. I know you’ve been suspecting this for some time, but it is now 100% official. In fact, it became official nearly two…

Sleep Number Dual Temp Layer

The New Trick I Like to Play on Even Steven (in bed)

Even Steven and I are pretty much total opposites. I love to read. He does not. I love to talk. He does not. I love to watch movies and snuggle on the couch. He does not. I’m enthusiatic and energetic. He is not. I love carbs. He does not. I’m known to be a bit…

Failing Kindergarten

10 Ways That I’m Failing Kindergarten

My oldest has been in Kindergarten for 20-some days, and I’m already failing. Let me make this clear. HE is doing great. I, however, am failing. And I have to say that I’m a little surprised. Yes, I believed my mom when she told me that I had a rare voice gene and microphones didn’t…

Chastity Club

As you know, my mom made sure I remained a virgin all through high school. At the time, I didn’t care a single bit about being a virgin (or about my terrible haircut or my manly muscles). In fact, I was the president of my school’s chastity club. I guess I should rephrase that –…

I Love Cribsters and I think You Will Too

Have Kids? You Need Cribsters!

I have another amazing web site to share with you today. I first heard about it over the summer, and I’ve been sharing it with everyone near me that will listen. My friends. The other moms at the bus stop. The lady that bagged my groceries at Trader Joe’s. Even Steven has even asked me…

How to be the Perfect Wife

Well, friends of My Life and Kids, it’s that time of the month again! Wait, no. That came out wrong. What I meant to say is that it’s me again, Katy in a Corner. And I’m here with a very timely video that is a slice of my everyday life as a perfect wife. It’s…

Life Lessons from a 106 year old

The End of an Era

Last summer, my brother and I were spending some rare time alone in our hometown. Our kids were tucked in for the night. Our spouses hadn’t made the trip home with us. And our parents were more than happy to sit at home so that we could do whatever we wanted. So we picked up…