Puppy Bowl, Kitten Bowl and Other Big Game Alternatives

Sunday is the big game, and many Americans are excited about the players, the game, Peyton Manning, buffalo wings, chili con queso, the frigid weather, and the commercials.  Show of hands here? Am I the only person in the world who could give a rat’s patootie about the NFL Super Bowl game? I speak blasphemously, but the only thing I care less about than the NFL is college football.  (There’s a backstory here that involves years of Big Ten rivalries, cold weather, insane over-the-top fans, but I’ll leave that for another day.) ...more

Why This Mom Is Super Excited For Super Bowl 2014!

I like sports. I really do. I am gearing up for the winter Olympics. But football has never been something I ever enjoyed watching and with all of the potential dangers of the game, I have ruled out my sons ever playing on a tackle football team. That said, I will join the ranks of the more than 100 million people who watch the big game this February 2nd....more