Was I too snarky?

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, I was having a cranky, horrible, no-good, awful, bad day. The six year old threw a fit because I made him wear gray socks to school. No clue why this was so traumatizing to him but maybe some day he’ll be able to explain it […]

Moving Misadventures

Earlier this month, we moved from Maryland to back to our house in Georgia. As far as the drive with three small kids and two cranky cats went, I’d say it was pretty smooth. The only real glitch in our move was that the moving company decided after four months of promising to us that our furniture would be delivered […]

Memorial Day Memories – Part 2

Two weeks ago I wrote part one of  Memorial Day Memories. I ended it abruptly due to a suspicious smell. And now that the fire department has left, the smoke has cleared up and I’ve finished Feng Shuing the pantry, alphabetizing the spices, and cleaning the grout in the shower, I now have the time to finish writing this series. And […]

Website Under Construction!

Hello, everyone! This is a super-quick announcement. I had some technical difficulties with my blog and it’s now under construction. I hope to get everything up and running very quick. Stay tuned! If you happen to receive this blog by email, please let me know in the comments.     Have a great week! A. Marie Silver

Moving to a new address!

Happy Holidays, everyone! Just wanted to let you know that for Christmas, Santa bought me my own domain!  It’s official – I’ve been dot-commed.  The address of my new site is amariesilver.com.  Rumor has it, if you’re following this through the WordPress news feed, this move will not affect you.  However, if you are following via email, it might.  So […]

If The Baby Monitor Could Talk

1.     THE BABY’S AWAKE! THE BABY’S AWAKE! THE BABY’S AWAKE! 2.     ATTENTION!  THIS IS A SPECIAL NEWS ALERT!  THE ARMS ARE LOOSE!  THE ARMS HAVE ESCAPED FROM THE SWADDLE!  ONCE AGAIN, THE ARMS ARE LOOSE! 3.  BOOB ALERT!  BOOB ALERT!  MOMMA!  PLEASE REPORT TO THE NURSERY.  THE BABY NEEDS BOOB. 4.  THE DIAPER HAS SPRUNG A LEAK!  REPEAT!  THE DIAPER HAS […]