Month: October 2017

Sneezing While Driving (And Other Totally Rational Fears)

As Halloween approaches, I’ve been thinking a lot about fear. Our world is pretty scary right now, and that’s a whole other conversation because honestly, world, pull it together… But to give us a slight reprieve from many real fears, today’s Read more…

Kevin Garnett Bought Me a Corolla

How Kevin Garnett balanced my budget and bought me a Corolla

After my dreams of being a food decorator were so harshly dashed, I found a new dream. Sports Marketing. Did I do a lot of research into what sports marketing entailed? No. Did I know one person who went to Read more…

Cleveland Rocks: Our Visit to State 20/50

Drew Carey was right, Cleveland rocks.

Some couples go to lovely romantic island resorts on vacation. Glen and I chose Cleveland.

Tales of a Crazy Cat(less) Lady

I am very allergic to cats, and as a result have never really cared for them all that much. As a species, felines don’t really seem all that bent out of shape about it though. I guess the feeling is Read more…

Supporting a Loved One After Miscarriage

1 out of 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage. That statistic is staggering, and brutal. And it’s a statistic I had never heard until I was sitting in a doctor’s office with my world crashing down around me. 10 minutes earlier Read more…

A Farewell to AIM: Thanks for the Memories, AOL Instant Messenger!

It’s the end of an era. An era that truthfully I didn’t realize was still going on until last week, but still the end of an era. AOL Instant Messenger, affectionately, AIM, will be shutting down on December 15, 2017.

The Sibling Love Hug Tackle: Our Story on!

There's nothing like the love of a sibling.

Our family is on the Huggies website! Dude! How cool is that? This summer I was contacted by a writer doing an article for Huggies on first hugs between siblings. She wanted to feature me as one of the moms Read more…

A Homemade Halloween (Kind Of)

At two years old Jack has decided that he is old enough to pick out his own Halloween costume. Good parents would see this as an exciting and sweet milestone marking a step towards independence. However, I see it as Read more…

The Time Chicago Foolishly Tested Our Commitment to Friendship

Like an air traffic control fire would really keep us from our friends' wedding halfway across the country. Let's do this!

Throughout our lives we make lots of different friends. Not all of these friendships stick, which is okay because we grow and learn from them. But some friendships are real sticky, in a good way. I’ve written about some of Read more…