Author Archives: Camille

About Camille

I'm Camille. I have a butt-chin. I live in Canada. I was born in Arizona. I like Diet Dr. Pepper. Hello. You can find me on Twitter @archiveslives, Facebook at, instagram at ArchivesLives, and elsewhere.

Road Trips With Kids

I used to love road trips. Now I dread them. Having children will do that to ya.  ā€‹ā€‹ In this photo Hutch is crying, devastated because I put a batman tattoo on his hand. The tattoo came from a McDonald’s … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I Will Never Vote for Donald Trump

I don’t like to write about politics because I’m not good at it. I don’t know enough, I hate citing sources, I’m not a scholarly writer in the slightest. And for a long time I just straight-up didn’t care.  But … Continue reading

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The best view

There’s no better view in a mother’s life (at least in this mother’s life) than both kids sleeping at the same time. It is a rarity, which is probably what makes it so joyful. And even though Hutch is all … Continue reading

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If Adults were Toddlers

Our last house had wood floor and tile throughout it, so an excrement-on-the-floor scenario was never a big deal. But when we moved into this house with its 90’s-era taupe carpet, life changed pretty drastically.  Thankfully, a week after Hutch turned … Continue reading

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