The divorce list

We have all been to that wedding. You know the one. The one where you are trying very hard to be generally happy for your friend/relative and not say anything overly snarky, but - way down deep - you have a suspicion they are not going to make it as a couple. You don't want to be right, but you can't help how you feel. Then, after time passes and you hear word of the breakup, you have to bite your tongue and never admit to anyone that you knew it wouldn't last. ...more


                   MISE EN PLACE YOUR SCHEDULE! “Fail to plan, plan to fail” – Winston Churchill This morning, I woke up to a blizzard in NYC.  For all you homebound east coasters out there, what will you do with all this time at home?  “Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow!”  ...more

A Five Year-Old's List: What Makes a Good Mom

 Not to nominate myself “Mom O’ the Year”just yet, but…yesterday I did some pretty great motherly things–I led my five-year-old in painting two new sight words. I patiently put back the wrong fork, bowl, spoon, cup for the exact right one my two and a half-year-old wanted. (Kids can walk that fine line between particular and OCD). I was good....more

12 Things I'd Tell My High School Self

I had a terrible time sleeping the other night, and a lot of times when I can’t sleep, I think of random blog post ideas ... this is one of those posts....more
All so true!  I would tell myself to stop trying to please everyone and do what I want to do. I ...more

5 Ways Moms Ruin A Good Time

There is a new phrase at my house that my husband and children love to toss around. Whenever I start to cross a line into the territory of nagging or hovering over my brood they tell me to, “quit Momming it up!” I have heard this phrase so often in the last few months that I have come to anticipate it when I impulsively do mom-ish things like lick my thumb to wipe dirt off of my son’s little nose. ...more
This made me laugh. My kids are still very young, but I already see these tendencies in myself!more

9 Things You Need to Know About the Digital Kid

This is true! We are in the digital age and technology has many benefits. I found a little short ...more

Introduction and Plagues for a Modern Day Era

Hi there!I'm new to BlogHer but not new to blogging. To try and find more bloggers to follow and fun blogs to read, I took the plunge and started posting here! You can catch up over on my original blog, but here's a fun post to get you started. ...more