It’s Not a Beauty Pageant, It’s a Scholarship Program

Let’s call a spade a spade, it was a beauty pageant… But while I can admit that 15 years later, at the time I was hell bent on convincing everyone otherwise.


When To Move Your Toddler Into a Big Kid Bed

When to move your toddler into a big kid bed

Conventional wisdom says you should move your toddler out of his crib and into a big kid bed when he can climb out of the crib. That seems smart. #Safety. But did you know that you can move him into Read more…


Mrs. Maisel IS Marvelous: 8 Reasons to Watch

Stop whatever you are doing and go watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon. Or read this blog post first, be convinced that this is the best thing currently on television, and then go watch all of it. Alright fine… Read more…


A Working Mom’s Guide to Doing it All (Terribly)

Being a working mom is rewarding but hard. We have to "do it all." And some days it won't be pretty.

Working moms get this question a lot: “How do you do it all?” It ALL. That’s daunting. And for this working mom, I do “do it all.” But sometimes I’m doing it all TERRIBLY. Da Bomb (Cyclone) This winter the bomb Read more…


The Wonderfully Weird Make the World Go Round

The Wonderfully Weird Make the World Go Round

I love the suburbs. I really do. Give me a pain in the neck yard to take care of, a person walking their goat around town on a leash, and a folksy country fair any day. I find cities to Read more…


We Definitely Started the Fire: 2017 in Review

New Year

It’s always bothered me a little bit that Billy Joel didn’t think we started the fire. Really? Like nothing to do with it at all?? In reviewing both the big wins and the dumpster fires of 2017, I think we Read more…


A New Year’s Resolution from Miley Cyrus

Party in the USA Personalities

Myers Briggs likes to put us all in two neat buckets, Introvert and Extrovert. However I tend to think that most of us fall somewhere in between. Much like Miley Cyrus in “Party in the USA.”


‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (For People Who Can’t Find the Book)

Are you frantically looking around your house today saying, “Shoot… how did we lose ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas? We read this book once a year…”? We’ve been there, so I’ve got you. Pull out your phone and do a Read more…


A Very Merry Congratulations To…

Christmas Movie Bracket Winner

So you’d think I would start off this post by congratulating the winning movie from the Very Merry Christmas Movie Bracket. But first I have to say a gigantic thank you. I’d Like To Thank the Academy To every single Read more…


It’s My Christmas Party and I’ll Cry if I Want To

December is a crazy month. But we get by with a little help from our friends.

‘Tis the Season to be Frazzled Don’t be fooled. NO ONE has their act totally together in December. Not a one. Every single person currently fumbling through this month has forgotten to buy a gift, wrote down the wrong address, Read more…