Deciding To Have A Baby - Do You Encourage Motherhood?

My son will be three next month.  This morning he crawled into our bed and wiggled himself over to me with the express intention to be snuggled.  What a thrill and a gift to wrap my arms around him, smell his sweet smell, stroke is perfect cheeks and whisper how much I love him.  These are the moments I cherish and mindfully add to my memory banks.  Moments like these often accompany the personal testimonies of many mothers when they refer to the joys of their motherhood experience.   ...more

"Meanest Mother on Planet" is my new HERO!!!

Oh, this was too good not to share with you.  This CNN article caught my eye and I just had to open it from my GoogleReader.  It seems that the "Meanest Mom on the Planet" has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to alcohol.  Just ask her teenage son.  His car was sold just months after receiving it because his mother found an empty bottle of booze under the front seat.  ...more

To whom much is given, much is expected. Dear Queen of Spain, I Still Don't Get It...

Original Post commenting on the HuffPost By Erin - Queen of Spain ( ...more

Grace, I am not bowing out. I need a few days off. I will love to visit and re-visit this. ...more

The Evil That Surrounds Me

HELP!  This is trying to kill me! (Ragweed, Goldenrod or nasty blooming fall weeds)It is official - I have ALLERGIC RHINITIS!(way more fun to call it that than "hay fever") ...more

What Breastfeeding Ban? Defending Facebook

This post certainly won't make me popular but I have been thinking about this for a few weeks now goes. ...more
My facebook profile was disabled last week after I posted pictures of me breastfeeding. I was ...more

Because I'm the Mom...

When you just do not have any more patience or energy...just plop those little (or big) terrors in front of the computer screen and play this a few times (or twenty) for them!Because I'm the Mom... ...more

One of my blog readers informed me that this is the talented and lovely Anita Renfroe! ...more

Thinking About Going Back To College?

Going back to college.  Is it a question or a statement in your life?  Just about every woman I know has either considered it or actually enrolled.  Some of my friends participate in degree programs and others participate in "continuing education" classes and seminars at our local community colleges and universities.In Janene White's paper, Adult Women in Community Colleges, she writes about the increase of adult women enrollment in community colleges.  In it she cites m ...more

BlogRush - The newest, coolest Blog Syndication Network?

It is on very, very limited occasion that I step into the conversation of blogs and codes and blog technology.  Quite frankly, I find most of it overwhelming, confusing and over-hyped by people that are able to manipulate sites like Delicious, Technorati, Digg, etc. ...more

I, like you, am overwhelmed by all of the widgets and blog whoozie whatsits. This is a very ...more

They had me at $25 Co-Pay, Please - Why I Love Urgent Care Facilities!

If you are a caregiver (caring for a child, elder adult or accident prone spouse), you should know where the closest Urgent Care Facility is located.  Urgent Care Facilities are FANTASTIC and have become more and more popular in both urban and suburban areas. ...more

It isn't always easy to find an Urgent Care facility that takes your insurance though - as I ...more

Flip N' Jitterbug - Love these Easy & Affordable Tech Tools

On more than one occasion, I have been accused of being a gadget junkie.  I admit it.  I do like easy to buy and use gadgets that innovative people invent to make my life just a little bit easier or more enjoyable.  I especially like technology that is inexpensive, easy to use and helpful.  I have recently gone a little gadget happy with two new products on the market and I am happy to give them my very enthusiastic (and completely unpaid) endorsement!PRODUCT ONE - 60 MINUTE FLIP VIDEO ...more

I am pretty impressed by the flip video. With that I would almost *bother*!

All the ...more