tutus & sparkles

The life of a working mom with two little girls who love tutus & sparkles


November 2015

The four way stop

This is by far one of my BIGGEST pet peeves.  For anyone who drives I am sure you have dealt with the pain that is a four way stop.  I don’t understand why it is so complicated for people to understand.  Whoever stops first, get’s to go first, and so on and so forth.  I wish I could explain to you why so many people have an issue grasping this concept but I don’t.   I will however breakdown the exact people you encounter at a four way stop.


The guy who doesn’t stop at all.  There you are, minding your own business and patiently waiting your turn and some asshole does one of those glances as they continue to drive and step on the gas as they fly through the four way stop, almost causing an accident, and fucking up everyone else.  Thank’s so much for that.

The “no you go” person.  That person who tries to let everyone go because they are obviously doing something sketchy that prevents them from driving in that second.  You try to force them to go as to not ruin the laws of the four way stop, but they continue to wave, so you start to go & then they start to go and then you stop and then they stop and its a big pain in the ass.

The honker. Yea that asshole.  The one who pulls up and then starts honking at everyone and seems to have a considerable lack of patience and road rage – the honker. 

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8AM Soccer vs Uninterested Six-Year-Old

Back in June, my six-year-old was given two options: Cheerleading or Soccer.

Much to my husbands and my surprise, she chose soccer.  It started the last week of August and has been extremely painful every week since.  Did I also mention that soccer started at 8AM on Saturday morning AND I volunteered to be an assistant coach.


It went something like this…

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