Month: January 2018

12 Years of Musical Olympic Inspiration from Team USA

Team USA Olympic Theme Songs 2006-2018

I’m low key obsessed with the Olympics. I don’t ski, skate, bobsled, or curl, nor do I follow any of these sports throughout the year. But each and every Olympic winter sport captivates me every four years. Fortunately for everyone Read more…

Nearly Dead in Daytona: A Friendship Exam

Nearly Dead in Daytona

I’m a strong proponent of the “rub some dirt on it” parenting/self-help strategy. Fall down, you get back up. Get hurt, cry a little but bounce back. Get sick, go to the gym to try to sweat it out. Not Read more…

Zetus Lapetus, I STILL Want to Be Zenon

I still want to be Zenon

Did I watch Zenon, Girl of the 21st Century again recently? Yes. As a grown adult do I still kind of want to be Zenon? Yes.

Ooo Baby Baby: Baby Gear Recommendations for 2 Under 2

When you have two babies in two years you learn the ins and outs of baby supplies pretty darn quickly. Well, truth be told, by the second child and through a lot of trial and a lot more error you learn Read more…

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…