The Anatomy of Mommy-Guilt

24 Hours Unplugged & I Lived to Blog About It

 Have you ever pitched a tent and camped out in your backyard?  It’s not exactly the same as sleeping in a tent in the middle of the woods.  When I considered doing a day unplugged with my family, I didn’t want to just “campout in the backyard.”  If we were going to do it, we were going to really do it, except that by “really do it” I mean more 90’s style than fully Amish.Here were the rules:...more
I'm sure my 6 year-old would have a similar reaction to not having my ipod. This sounds like so ...more

Ways We Play in Wildwood, NJ

Vacation is coming up in 17 days.  I thought I'd share how we play.How We Play Why don't you come and discuss how you spend your vacation! *Complete content found via How We Play Link*...more

What Day is It Again? (Or, Why I Need a Calendar)

The first thing I heard this morning was my daughter's voice very close to my ear. "I slept all day, mommy!"It was 6am. Hardly sleeping all day but I'll take it. At least it wasn't 4am and she was in a good mood. A little while later I had a few minutes in front of the computer and thought I'd do a quick blog post and check it off my list of things to do today. I uploaded the chosen picture for Wordless Wednesday and hit publish. I was pumped. I thought I was off to a good start. It's going to be a productive day, right?  ...more